Plant/Weed ID

This plant is growing in a clients back yard in Columbia County.  It is sprouting up in their lawn, among the hostas and in their flower beds.  Help in identification would be appreciated.

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Weed ID

This plant was found in a commercial green bean field near Mischicot. It’s about 1 foot tall and the farmer said it kinda smells like lavender. Anyone know what it is? Thanks!  

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Woody edge plant ID

Please help identify the plants growing at the edge of a woody area, near a housing subdivision.  Clients recently built the house and have these plants growing along the edge of the woody overstory.  Buckthorn is growing nearby above these plants.

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Non-bearing Pear tree

I have a client with a non-bearing pear tree that is loosing all its leaves. They think it may be a fire blight issue and have sent some pictures to the office. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.

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Maple Tree/Woodpecker

A client has a maple tree that she believes is being attacked by woodpeckers and would like to know how to best protect the tree. I personally didn’t see any woodpecker damage but I told her I would get a second opinion. The tree does have a quite a few frost cracks.

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Insect ID – is this a Tussock Moth?

Is this Orgyia leucostigma – White-marked Tussock Moth? Homeowner says there are thousands of them on her garage and trees (haven’t confirmed type of tree she has them on, she thought it might be an Ash tree). She would like to know if she needs to do something for treatment? Should they be concerned about damage? […]

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Maple Tree

I have a client with a maple tree that is experiencing some dieback issues. The tree does have some scars from previous injuries but hasn’t been an issue in the past. The owner would like to know what could be causing the dieback.

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Colorado Blue Spruce

I have a client with 5 Blue Spruce in a row. I am not sure if they are all Colorado BS. Client thinks they are. I believe the one has Rhizosphaera needle cast but I only have an 8x lens and only see a few black dots. I have samples to be sent in if […]

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Poplar hybrid suckers or a weed?

A client brought these into the office looking for a weed ID.  After a bit of conversation, we discovered he had a hybrid poplar tree that had been taken down earlier this year.  Wanted to confirm if these may be the tree trying to regrow itself from the root system or another weed entirely.

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Crabapple and apple tree issues

This crabapple usually has bigger, red leaves (per owner) and this year, leaves are smaller and canopy is sparse with some die back. Overall, the leaves just look smaller, didn’t see any evidence of insects. Bark is also peeling. Owner says any lawn treatments done in the area are granules, not sprays.     Apple […]

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