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Can you identify this weed?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Taylor0262, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. Taylor0262

    Taylor0262 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    Hi i have been seing this in my area like crazy recently and wanted to know what you guys think it is and how to kill it. Other than a little glyphosate ive had no luck. It grows very, very fast (Im talking three foot in a week fast) . Please see attached pics! All help is appreciated!





  2. RAlmaroad

    RAlmaroad LawnSite Silver Member
    from SC
    Messages: 2,253

    Sure looks like Large Smooth Crabgrass.
  3. macgyver_GA

    macgyver_GA LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 826

    Looks more like Dallisgrass to me. Need some closer shots.
  4. Taylor0262

    Taylor0262 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    I dont think its crabgrass cause we see it quite a bit as well and the blades closest to the ground seem much thicker. . This stuff is weird cause its very thin at the base and lies flat kinda like a carpet then at this time of year starts putting the big ugly shoots off. Im stumped?
  5. Taylor0262

    Taylor0262 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    I will try to get some better shots tommorow. I dont think its dallis gras thoug either cause we treat that stuff a ton as well. Just looks different like a big clump mat. Thanks for your replies though! Thumbs Up
  6. Taylor0262

    Taylor0262 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    Ok i think i may have found my culprit! I was doing a search and found something that looked exactly like what i took a picture of. Does anyone hear have any experience with King ranch bluestem? How can i kill this stuff without putting a crater in bermuda?
  7. unit28

    unit28 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,554

    looks like sod cutter weed
  8. Taylor0262

    Taylor0262 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    Haha Im hoping thiers an easier option may just hammer it round up .
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  9. Taylor0262

    Taylor0262 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    The customer told me he dident care if I poured gasoline on it he just want it gone. Not often that people don't care if you drop the nuke ( glyphosate) .
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  10. Trueturf

    Trueturf LawnSite Member
    Messages: 22

    Bahia ???? try metsulfuron see what that does

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