Festuca arundinacea

Tall Fescue


Coarse-fescue, Reed-fescue

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Bunch type
Propagation: Seed
Ligule: Membranous, blunt
Auricles: Short and blunt, sometimes absent
Vernation: Rolled
Collar: Broad and divided
Root Type: Fibrous
Seedhead Color: Greenish



Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Pronamide
  • Post Emergence: Chlorsulfuron, Foramsulfuron, Sethoxydim, Sulfosulfuron, Trifloxysulfuron

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