Holcus lanatus

Common Velvetgrass


Tufted grass, Yorkshire Fog

ID Characteristics

Life cycle:Perennial Growth Habit: Bunch type
Propagation: Seed
Ligule: Membranous, jagged
Auricles: Absent
Vernation: Rolled
Collar: Narrow, hairy
Root Type: Fibrous
Seedhead Color: Grey to purple


Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Pronamide
  • Post Emergence:Clethodim, Dichlobenil, Pronamide

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