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Bluegrass, Kentucky

Poa pratensis

Kentucky Bluegrass

Synonyms

Meadowgrass, Wintergrass

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Rhizomatous
Propagation: Seeds and rhizomes
Ligule: Membranous and blunt
Auricles: Absent
Vernation: Folded
Collar: Medium-broad and divided
Root Type: Underground rhizomes
Seedhead Color: Greenish white

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Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence:  Pronamide
  • Post Emergence:  Atrazine, Pronamide

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