Grass/weed ID

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by avguy, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. avguy

    avguy LawnSite Senior Member
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    Anyone have an idea what this is in my dormant bermuda? Thanks....Scott

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  2. RAlmaroad

    RAlmaroad LawnSite Silver Member
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    Avguy:
    I'm just up the road from you in Kingsport. I think I know what that is but pull up a few with roots and all and photograph them against a white sheet of paper outside. Meanwhile, I'll wait.
    Roy
     
  3. avguy

    avguy LawnSite Senior Member
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    Thanks Roy.....I'll pull some in the morning.
     
  4. richardcog

    richardcog LawnSite Member
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    Torpedo grass
     
  5. avguy

    avguy LawnSite Senior Member
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    I googled it....looks like the leaves of the Torpedo grass are quite a bit longer than what I have?
     
  6. avguy

    avguy LawnSite Senior Member
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    Couple more pics.......

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  7. georgialawn88

    georgialawn88 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    and how to get rid of this in winter?
     
  8. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    Could it be a type of Bermuda that is more cold resistant? A common type?
     
  9. Landscape Poet

    Landscape Poet LawnSite Gold Member
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    Maybe doveweed? It is really hard to tell these things from photos sometimes but that is my guess
     
  10. avguy

    avguy LawnSite Senior Member
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    Riggle I wondered the same thing as I've been looking at this all summer. It seems to be confined to a roughly 60 x 100 area. I also have one small patch in the front yard where one of the downspouts empties into the yard. I guess I'll just spray it with some gly in February when I pretty much spray anything that is green in the yard. I did not put out a pre-m last year but will this spring. Maybe it will keep it a bay.
     

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