Agrostis stolonifera

Creeping Bentgrass


Carpet-bentgrass, Creeping-bent, Fiorin, Redtop, Spreading-bent

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Spreading via stolons
Propagation: Seed and aggressive stolons
Ligule: Membranous, sheared
Auricles: Absent
Vernation: Rolled
Collar: Narrow to broad
Root Type: Fibrous
Seedhead Color: Greenish white



Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Mesotrione
  • Post Emergence: Foramsulfuron, Mesotrione, Sulfosulfuron

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