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Please identify this grass

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by rv1890, May 17, 2011.

  1. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,721

    Easy--just dig up and look at the for roots rhizomes, or stolens--if not present--you have fescue. Fescue does not creep. Spreads slow if at all.
     
  2. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,776

    What would you do with 3 acres of Quack Grass Riggles?
     
  3. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 18,334

    It looks like a common utility fescue that is seen widely in the Central Valley. If he kills it, he will likely be killing his entire lawn.
     
  4. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,776

    If it's in the entire lawn, then yes he would. I'd just wick or spot spray to get rid of it.

    Hopefully he just has a few random clumps.
     
  5. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 18,334

    Fescue works well out here, there is no reason to get rid of it. Just start an over seeding program with finer bladed varieties.
     
  6. airgas1998

    airgas1998 LawnSite Member
    from iowa
    Messages: 1

    looks like K31 fescue to me....
     

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