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Sericea lespedeza has been an invasive weed for several years in the southeast corner of Nebraska and recently has become is a noxious weed for the whole state of Nebraska. Sericea lespedeza is a prolific seed producer and birds can spread the seed. This weed has made a foothold in Nebraska, which contributed to it being named a noxious weed statewide. If we can keep it under control and from spreading further, maybe it won’t be such a huge problem here in Nebraska.
Each spring there is potential for challenges in getting herbicides applied in a timely matter for good weed control. With good soil moisture, weeds will take off if they have not been treated yet.
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