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Smutgrass

Sporobolus indicus

Smutgrass

Synonyms

West Indian Dropseed

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Bunch type
Propagation: Seed
Ligule: Fringe of hairs
Auricles: Absent
Vernation: Rolled
Collar: Divided
Root Type: Fibrous
Seedhead Color: Greenish white

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Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Dithiopyr
  • Post Emergence: Atrazine

 

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