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Orchardgrass

Dactylis glomerata

Orchardgrass

Synonyms

Cocksfoot, Cocks-foot

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit:  Bunch type
Propagation: Seed
Ligule: Membranous, jagged
Auricles:  None
Vernation: Folded
Collar: Broad, divided 
Root Type: Fibrous
Seedhead Color: Greenish white

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Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Pronamide
  • Post Emergence: Pronamide, Sethoxydim, Sulfentrazone

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