weeds that look like cotton

Plant ID forum: Giant weeds with white cottony top

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Could you get a little closer and take a couple more photos? Do you remember seeing flowers?

My only guess with this photo is thistles.

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Oh, and every one of those cute little pieces of white fluff can become a new plant. Whatever your weed is, you need to eliminate it as quickly as possible to prevent the spread by seeds and by underground. I’m sure your neighbors will thank you.

After you get rid of the plants, you might look into applying some pre-emergent product to prevent the spread of this pest.

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