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Quackgrass

Elytrigia repens

Quackgrass

Synonyms:

Devils-grass, Knot-grass, Quick-grass

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Rhizomatous
Propagation: Seed and rhizomes
Ligule: Membranous and blunt
Auricles: Long, clawlike and clasping
Vernation: Rolled
Collar: Hairy and continuous
Root Type: Fibrous
Seedhead Color: Greenish

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Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Pronamide, Simazine
  • Post Emergence: Atrazine, Fluazifop, Pronamide, Sethoxydim, Sulfosulfuron

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