Poa Annua

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Envy Lawn Service, Apr 21, 2003.

  1. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,062

    I wasn't sure where to post this on Lawnsite since to some this stuff is grass and to some it's a weed.

    By common names it is known as Annual Bluegrass or Annual Meadow Grass for those not familiar with the Poa Annua term.

    Anyways, in my case this stuff is a weed. The reason being is this is a short variation of it that seems to be exhibiting seed head early in the year at a pretty short height. And boy oh boy is it showing off seedhead!!! It is so much to the point that it just looks like a big patch of white in contrast to the beautiful green tall fescue it is in.

    I don't mow close enough to remove the seedhead at each cutting. So I hate this **** and I want it gone now!!!!

    :angry: :help:
  2. fblandscape

    fblandscape Banned
    Messages: 776

    What about Poa pratensis? Rough Bluegrass... I just picked up some soil sample kits today and it lists Poa annua on there, but not Poa pratensis.
  3. laserman

    laserman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 46

    It an ugly weed here to in la. I got some Image from lesco takes good care of it. Kinda high @ 100 bucks a 11 oz bottle but .5 oz makes a gal. works good. also kills most other weeds but won't hurt most turf grasses. good luck:)
  4. Haley Lawn Care

    Haley Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    from NC
    Messages: 119

    Is there any way you could post some pictures. I think I know what it looks like but I would like to be sure in case I ever have a problem with it.

    Thanks David :)
  5. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
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    I'll snap some pics as soon as I get a chance if I remember.
  6. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
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