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Old 05-19-2011, 10:43 PM
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Easy--just dig up and look at the for roots rhizomes, or stolens--if not present--you have fescue. Fescue does not creep. Spreads slow if at all.
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Old 05-19-2011, 10:50 PM
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What would you do with 3 acres of Quack Grass Riggles?
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Old 05-20-2011, 08:32 AM
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It's just the weedy/common version of tall fescue. I see it occasionally in lawns, not uncommon around here.

Only cure is to kill the clumps with round-up and re-seed.
It looks like a common utility fescue that is seen widely in the Central Valley. If he kills it, he will likely be killing his entire lawn.
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Old 05-20-2011, 08:34 AM
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It looks like a common utility fescue that is seen widely in the Central Valley. If he kills it, he will likely be killing his entire lawn.
If it's in the entire lawn, then yes he would. I'd just wick or spot spray to get rid of it.

Hopefully he just has a few random clumps.
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Old 05-20-2011, 08:40 AM
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If it's in the entire lawn, then yes he would. I'd just wick or spot spray to get rid of it.

Hopefully he just has a few random clumps.
Fescue works well out here, there is no reason to get rid of it. Just start an over seeding program with finer bladed varieties.
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Old 05-20-2011, 09:48 AM
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What kind of grass is this. fescue or Bermuda? What would happen if its bermuda and I overseed with fescue?. Ive learned so much from this site, but I'm terrible at grass identification. Thanks

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/825/grasska.jpg/
looks like K31 fescue to me....
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