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Johnsongrass

Sorghum halepense

Johnsongrass

Synonyms

Egyptian Millet, Grass-sorghum, Means-grass

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Rhizomatous
Propagation: Seed and rhizomes
Ligule: Membranous, jagged, and hairy
Auricles: Absent
Vernation: Rolled
Collar: Broad and smooth
Root Type: Fibrous
Seedhead Color: Purple upon maturity

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Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Pendimethalin, Prodiamine
  • Post Emergence: Fenoxaprop-ethyl, Fluazifop, Foramsulfuron, Halosulfuron, Sethoxydim

 

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