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Potted plants: Paeonia, Peony, Paeonia arietina, Paeonia corallina, Paeonia delavay, Paeonia emodi, Paeonia lactiflora or P. albiflora, Paeonia lobata or P. peregrina, Paeonia lutea, Paeonia mlokosewitschii, Paeonia obovata, Paeonia officinalis, Paeonia officinalis x smouthi, Paeonia suffruticosa or P. moutan, Paeonia tenuifolia

Classification, origin and description Common name: PeonyGender: Paeonia.Family: Ranuncolaceae.Etymology: from the Greek female "paionia" of "paionios", healthy-rescuer, because the roots of the plant have medicinal properties. According to other authors, the name derives from "Paeon", doctor of the Greek gods.
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Backlit Weeds image by Jim Mills from Fotolia.comSt. According to the University of Florida, “Since the 1950s, Atrazine has been the standard post-emergence herbicide for broadleaf weed control in St. Augustinegrass turf.”HistoryAtrazine became the most popular post-emergence herbicide for St. Augustine grass in the 1950s.
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