Dove weed in Fayetteville lawns is a summer annual weed often resembling a grass. This type of weed can be identified by its narrow tapering leaves, as well as its stems that root at the nodes. Dove weed also has short hairs on the upper margin of the turf grass leaf sheath. Dove weed in Fayetteville lawns will usually germinate later in the season than most other summer annuals. This type of weed must be controlled with a post and pre-emergence.