Poa annua

Annual Bluegrass


Annual Meadowgrass, Wintergrass

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Winter annual
Growth Habit: Generally bunch type but can be stoloniferous
Propagation: Seed
Ligule: Large membranous
Auricles: Absent
Vernation: Folded
Collar: Narrow, smooth
Root Type: Fibrous
Seedhead Color: Greenish white



Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Benefin, Bensulide, Dimethenamid-p, Dithiopyr, Mesotrione, Metolachlor, Napropamide, Oryzalin, Oxadiazon, Pendimethalin, Prodiamine, Simazine
  • Post Emergence: Amicarbazone, Asulam, Atrazine, Bispyribac Sodium, Ethofumesate, Fenarimol, Flurprimidol, Foramsulfuron, Metribuzin, Paclobutrazol, Pronamide, Sulfosulfuron, Sulfentrazone, Trifloxysulfuron

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