Cool Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Need help identifying a weed?
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Re: Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by OnyxsLawn » Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:41 pm

I’ve got quite a lot of this floppy grass that is thriving in my back yard. Spreads via shallow rhizomes. Pulling one plant will usually result in a few others pulling out of the dirt.
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Re: Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by KJB32 » Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:57 pm

Hi all, can you please help identify this grassy weed?
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Re: Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by gilly » Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:07 pm

I have some of this stuff growing in the lawn, but I’m literally going cross eyed looking in google images and TLF threads to find out what it is. Any experts able to chime in on these guys? They're pretty easy to pull out and tend to spread out a bit through my kbg.


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Few more with the seeds...


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Re: Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by StarRaider » Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:57 pm

@KJB32 ... looks like crabgrass.

@gilly ... looks like "rough bluegrass" to me. I had some of that stuff that I just pulled by hand.
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Re: Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by gilly » Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:37 pm

StarRaider wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:57 pm

@gilly ... looks like "rough bluegrass" to me. I had some of that stuff that I just pulled by hand.
Thank you for the help here.

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Re: Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by uts » Fri Jul 26, 2019 2:19 pm

Anyone who can help with this


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I have not read too much about grassy weeds yet, but this did not get stressed by summer and didnt change color in the last fall either.

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Re: Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by The Anti-Rebel » Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:04 am

uts wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 2:19 pm
Anyone who can help with this


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I have not read too much about grassy weeds yet, but this did not get stressed by summer and didnt change color in the last fall either.
Bentgrass

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Re: Cool Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by uts » Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:48 am

^^ thank you. Time to start reading.

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Re: Cool Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by Duxa » Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:37 pm

Got Marathon 2 lawn (dwarf type tall fescue). Got this growing in it... not sure if weed or another grass type. Here is a video of it. Can I kill it without killing the fescue?

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Re: Cool Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by KJB32 » Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:14 pm

Here is another grassy weed that I have in my lawn that seems to be spreading rapidly. Can someone please help with a positive ID?
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Re: Cool Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by joejobber » Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:12 am

Hello. Just moved into a new home. Overall lawn is in good condition but need help identifying the following weeds in it and what to use to get rid of it. I look forward to being part of the site and thanks for your help in advance.


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Re: Cool Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by uts » Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:45 pm

joejobber wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:12 am
Hello. Just moved into a new home. Overall lawn is in good condition but need help identifying the following weeds in it and what to use to get rid of it. I look forward to being part of the site and thanks for your help in advance.


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The first one looks like wild violet I think

3rd one seems to be bent grass. Take a look at my post above I have the same problem and couldn't recognize it. Does it look the same?

4th one looks like spurge.

There seems to be an assortment of broadleaf weeds.

Take a look at the first post in this thread. There are some great pictures in the link

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Re: Cool Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by JWAY » Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:18 am

joejobber wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:12 am
Hello. Just moved into a new home. Overall lawn is in good condition but need help identifying the following weeds in it and what to use to get rid of it. I look forward to being part of the site and thanks for your help in advance.
4th one is Oxalis

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Re: Cool Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by wbl701 » Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:27 am

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Re: Cool Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by g-man » Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:47 pm

Fine fescue or POA t.

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Re: Cool Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by war1000 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:29 pm

Hi everyone, need some help with this. Is this Yellow Woodsorrel? or something else? I have these growing near the edges of the lawn and in some flowerbeds.
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Is this nutsedge?
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I have spectercide weed stop. Will that kill the above two with spot spraying? I am in Toronto, ON area.

Thanks for the help!

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Re: Cool Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by JWAY » Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:48 am

war1000 wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:29 pm
Hi everyone, need some help with this. Is this Yellow Woodsorrel? or something else? I have these growing near the edges of the lawn and in some flowerbeds.

I have spectercide weed stop. Will that kill the above two with spot spraying? I am in Toronto, ON area.
Thanks for the help!
1st pic is Oxalis

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Re: Cool Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by JWAY » Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:49 am

JWAY wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:48 am
war1000 wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:29 pm
Hi everyone, need some help with this. Is this Yellow Woodsorrel? or something else? I have these growing near the edges of the lawn and in some flowerbeds.

I have spectercide weed stop. Will that kill the above two with spot spraying? I am in Toronto, ON area.
Thanks for the help!
Correct. 1st pic is Oxalis aka Yellow Woodsorrel

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Re: Cool Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by pwnz » Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:56 pm

Is this quackgrass? It's growing in my beds with my some nice rhizomes. I originally thought this was KBG from seed which I distributed a little too far into the flower beds.

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Re: Cool Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

Post by Ryan1+2 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:51 pm

I had a light green circle of grass about 24" in diameter that I sprayed with roundup in preparation for over seed. When I cut the grass down to 2" a week later I found another area a few feet away from the one I killed. It pulled up extremely easy all matted together. I'm thinking poa trib maybe. Can someone help me out?


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