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Velvetgrass, Common

Holcus lanatus

Common Velvetgrass

Synonyms

Tufted grass, Yorkshire Fog

ID Characteristics

Life cycle:Perennial
Growth Habit: Bunch type
Propagation: Seed
Ligule: Membranous, jagged
Auricles: Absent
Vernation: Rolled
Collar: Narrow, hairy
Root Type: Fibrous
Seedhead Color: Grey to purple

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Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Pronamide
  • Post Emergence:Clethodim, Dichlobenil, Pronamide¬†

 

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