Richardia Humistrata


Other common names:

South American Mexican Clover.



A perennial weed that forms a dense mat across the turf surface rooting at the nodes. The weed has distinct narrow-ovate to ovate hairy green leaves. Flowers, up to 15 tubular flowers in a head are white. Profusely seeds. Flowing in spring and autumn.


Susceptible Turf:

Warm-and cool-season turf grass varieties.


Control options:

  • Pesticides: See available tabs below for registered products. Use as per label instructions.
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Use a combination of approaches listed on this page.
  • Cultural: Nil.
  • Mechanical: If physically removing the weed, all of the plant and stems need to be removed and destroyed as the weed roots at the nodes and can easily re-establish.



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