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Witchgrass

Panicum capillare

Witchgrass

Synonyms

Old Witchgrass, Tickle-grass, Tumble Weed-grass, Witches-hair

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Summer annual
Growth Habit: Bunch type
Propagation: Seed
Ligule: Fringe of hairs
Auricles: Absent
Vernation:
Rolled
Collar:
Very hairy
Root Type: Fibrous
Seedhead Color: Greyish-green

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Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Bensulide, DCPA, Oxadiazon, Pendimethalin, Prodiamine
  • Post Emergence: Fenoxaprop, Topramezone

 

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