grassy weed id

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ThreeWide, May 8, 2005.

  1. ThreeWide

    ThreeWide LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I've looked at several weed id sites, but cannot be certain what this is.

    It is growing in a fescue/rye stand, and stays green all year. The color always seems to be a very light green. Very ugly indeed.

  2. Garth

    Garth LawnSite Senior Member
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    Does it have nodes that root into the ground where they touch the soil or does it lay flat?
  3. Ohio ProTurf

    Ohio ProTurf LawnSite Member
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    Looks a little like Timothy
  4. ThreeWide

    ThreeWide LawnSite Bronze Member
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    The plant seems to have a root system at the center and then it spreads from there. The nodes don't seem to touch the ground.
  5. marko

    marko LawnSite Senior Member
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    St. Augustine?
  6. NickN

    NickN LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Alabama
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    Looks like imature goosegrass to me.I can't explain it being green all year long though.
  7. hmartin

    hmartin LawnSite Senior Member
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    I was reading through some old threads today and noticed this. I have this grass in lots of my mowing accounts. Some of the homeowners are saying that it is St. Augustine, but it doesn't like the same grass that other people have that I know for sure is St. Augustine.
  8. ThreeWide

    ThreeWide LawnSite Bronze Member
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    This turned out to be goosegrass.

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