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Old 05-24-2013, 10:07 PM
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Cheat Grass Weed

Is this Cheat Grass? If not, what is it? I plan to use drive unless someone suggests ssomething different.
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:16 PM
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I think I started a thread on cheat ID & control. From what I can tell it looks like cheat to me but don't claim to be an expert. The only chem I could find with it on the label was simazine. Someone suggested gly on dormant bermuda, which where I am dealing with it primarily.
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:44 PM
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I have never seen this before in any of my lawns. This year, I have more than my fair share of it. I can not find it on any labels either. I am going to try different chemicals in small areas until I find something that works on it.
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Old 05-24-2013, 11:05 PM
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Looks like poa annua
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Old 05-24-2013, 11:42 PM
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Looks like poa annua
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Is this a joke? Please tell me you're kidding.

This cheat is popping up all around us. First year I ever remember seeing it like this.
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Old 05-24-2013, 11:54 PM
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All i can see is a seed head and the seed head looks lie poa annua. The other three wint open on my phone
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Old 05-25-2013, 12:28 AM
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I guess it is a combination of the long cool temps and the 20 inches of rain we have had the last 2 months, but grassy weeds are terrible this year. Cheat grass, Little Barley, some barnyard, fescue clumps.
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Old 05-25-2013, 10:00 AM
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Somewhat resembles the pictures.
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&s...tm%3B638%3B996

I think I see the two long spines on each seed. We don't have it around here.
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Old 05-25-2013, 03:41 PM
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You really should include a coin or something so you can get some size perspective. And no, doesn't look like poa. Seed head looks different and larger.
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Old 05-25-2013, 09:01 PM
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Sorry CL&T, I should have used some coins. The whole plant size is about 12" tall.

Riggle, Pretty sure on the cheatgrass. I could always roundup wick it I guess.
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