Catsear, also known as flatweed, is similar to dandelion but are different species. The two plants look similar, have similar features, and are also treated the same.

The lifecycle of the Catsear and dandelion can be controlled by regular lawn mowing whenever its flowers or seed heads are apparent. By constant removal of its seeds, the weed misses its only means of reproducing. Hand weeding is also an easy and effective control.

Both selective and spot application of non-selective herbicides can be used to control Catsear and dandelion.

Lawn Addicts can recommend Catsear herbicide for buffalo grass and other warm and cool season grasses. We also supply other lawn care products online and can help with turf identification to ensure you choose the right lawn care program.

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