Setaria faberi

Giant Foxtail


Millet, Summer-grass

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Summer annual
Growth Habit: Bunch type
Propagation: Seed
Ligule: Hairy, fused
Auricles: Absent
Vernation: Rolled
Collar: Narrow, hairy
Root Type: Fibrous
Seedhead Color: Greenish, large


Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Benefin, Bensulide, Dimethenamid-p, Dithiopyr, Metolachlor, Napropamide, Oryzalin, Pendimethalin, Prodiamine, Pronamide, Siduron, Simazine
  • Post Emergence: Atrazine, Ethofumesate , Fenoxyprop-ethyl, Fluazifop, Quinclorac, Sethoxydim, Sulfentrazone

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