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ID of Grassy Weed

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by B-Easy, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. B-Easy

    B-Easy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 85

    Trying to ID a grassy weed that recently popped up in fescue lawn. Sorry no pic. Sandy soil, south-central KS. At first glance it appears to be some sort of fescue that tends to clump. However, the fescue mix throughout their lawn does not exhibit this one trait. When mowed, this grass gets "hairy" wisps on the top 1/2 inch. Seed head is almost wheat like in appearance but much smaller. Any ideas?
  2. ProLawns

    ProLawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 476

    My first thought is dallasgrass.
  3. Northwest

    Northwest LawnSite Member
    Posts: 138

  4. ProLawns

    ProLawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 476

    Poa annua isn't out this time of year, at least not in my area.

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