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

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

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notyoubutyoo wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:04 am
Recently purchased a newly built home in Dfw area. We have Bermuda grass, wonder what type of weed this is and how to kill it.

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Those look like bermuda runners which is a good thing! That's your grass naturally trying to grow and expand. Typically, you just clip them back when your trimming/edging the concrete.

I've heard of people clipping and planting the runners in thin or bare spots to fill in. See timestamp 7:40 in the video below from LCN:

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@jbow03 Thank you so much, I was about to nuke it celsius thinking it was a weed. I'm new to homeowner and new to lawncare.

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

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notyoubutyoo wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:04 am
Recently purchased a newly built home in Dfw area. We have Bermuda grass, wonder what type of weed this is and how to kill it.

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Those are bermuda stolons. Essentially the way that bermuda grass spreads.

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

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notyoubutyoo wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:04 am
Recently purchased a newly built home in Dfw area. We have Bermuda grass, wonder what type of weed this is and how to kill it.

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Not a weed if your lawn is Bermuda. Looks like “red threaded” Common Bermuda. That sir is there to stay in your lawn.
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Re: Warm Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

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theKOkid wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:30 pm
Anyone know that this unholy nightmare is? It looks like it belongs in a fish tank and not a lawn.

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Looks like “burnt” nutsedge! Do you have a lawn service?
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Re: Warm Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

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Any idea what type of weed this is? It just started popping up like crazy in the last couple of weeks when the bermuda started coming out of dormancy. You can see it in the larger, darker green patches in the lawn. The bermuda is lighter and thinner.

I was thinking about just blanket spraying a mixture of Celsius, monument, negate, MSMA, and 2,4d. But not sure if that’s overkill.

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I've got these two popping up all over my yard. T-Zone didn't seem to touch it. I'm in Alabama and have Fescue. The smaller one is white-topped in the yard, looks darker with flash inside. I can't get a good picture of the tall one outside. They are more spread out and just don't show upon camera very well. I'll try again. What will kill this in Fescue?



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Better picture of the tall weed.



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

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Wilbursan wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:02 am
I've got these two popping up all over my yard. T-Zone didn't seem to touch it. I'm in Alabama and have Fescue. The smaller one is white-topped in the yard, looks darker with flash inside. I can't get a good picture of the tall one outside. They are more spread out and just don't show upon camera very well. I'll try again. What will kill this in Fescue?



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The smaller one is Poa annua, also known as annual bluegrass. DoMyOwn has a handy guide: https://www.domyown.com/how-to-kill-poa ... a-572.html

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Where do I even start??

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I put out about 200 pounds of granular Prodiamine on my ,7 acre lawn in February. I'm starting to see this weed in my yard and need to know what it is, and what I can use to kill it in a lawn that has Bermuda, St. Augustine, and Centipede grasses.

Thanks for any help!

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

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SoCalBermuda wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 2:04 pm
Wilbursan wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:02 am
I've got these two popping up all over my yard. T-Zone didn't seem to touch it. I'm in Alabama and have Fescue. The smaller one is white-topped in the yard, looks darker with flash inside. I can't get a good picture of the tall one outside. They are more spread out and just don't show upon camera very well. I'll try again. What will kill this in Fescue?



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The smaller one is Poa annua, also known as annual bluegrass. DoMyOwn has a handy guide: https://www.domyown.com/how-to-kill-poa ... a-572.html

It looks like everything they suggest will also kill Tall Fescue, which is what I have. Any suggestions?

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

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Trs wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:49 am
I put out about 200 pounds of granular Prodiamine on my ,7 acre lawn in February. I'm starting to see this weed in my yard and need to know what it is, and what I can use to kill it in a lawn that has Bermuda, St. Augustine, and Centipede grasses.

Thanks for any help!

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Any broad leaf herbicide should do the trick.
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Hello Gentlemen, I was hoping you guys could help me with some weed ID. I am in Oklahoma City, soil temps have been averaging 55F for the last several weeks with some fluctuations. I applied prodiamine DG GRANULAR in split apps. Since I skipped preemergent in the fall I had a lot of winter weeds. I hit them with a combo of Image and speed zone on my Tif Bermuda, It knocked out the chickweed and the henbit but didn't do squat to the Poa. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Warm Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?

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I have a lot of Poa in my south Georgia lawn that is turning yellow and dying due to the warmer weather (80's).
Like you, I didn't apply a fall pre-emergent. In mid February I applied 200 pounds of granular Prodiamine to my roughly one acre lawn for crabgrass and goosegrass control. As of today, I am seeing some broadleaf weeds, but no signs of grassy weeds. I'm not planning to do anything to the existing Poa, other than pulling the occasional five gallon bucket of it.

I won't miss the fall pre-emergent application this year, but figure its too late for post-emergent Poa control this year. I think mine will be gone in less than a month.

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

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Light of the World wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:19 pm
Hello Gentlemen, I was hoping you guys could help me with some weed ID. I am in Oklahoma City, soil temps have been averaging 55F for the last several weeks with some fluctuations. I applied prodiamine DG GRANULAR in split apps. Since I skipped preemergent in the fall I had a lot of winter weeds. I hit them with a combo of Image and speed zone on my Tif Bermuda, It knocked out the chickweed and the henbit but didn't do squat to the Poa. Thanks in advance.
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As I suspected it’s Poa brother! Fellow okie over here down near Fort Sill.

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I'm trying to help recover my in laws' neglected bermuda lawn and applied pre-emergent in February and treated for broadkeaf weeds last week. Can you help identify this grassy weed? It's been there through the winter. Location is Metro Atlanta area in GA.

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

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Awar wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:29 pm
I'm trying to help recover my in laws' neglected bermuda lawn and applied pre-emergent in February and treated for broadkeaf weeds last week. Can you help identify this grassy weed? It's been there through the winter. Location is Metro Atlanta area in GA.

Thanks!
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Looks like Tall Fescue to me!
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Looks like Creeping Charlie.

BakerGreenLawnMaker wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:40 pm
Any ideas what this may be? It’s been in my SA since I moved in back in 2016, I’ve applied 2,4-D to it, even though that’s a no no on SA, and I’ve applied atrazine and it doesn’t do much except for discolor the leaves.


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

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Two9tene wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:05 pm
Light of the World wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:19 pm
Hello Gentlemen, I was hoping you guys could help me with some weed ID. I am in Oklahoma City, soil temps have been averaging 55F for the last several weeks with some fluctuations. I applied prodiamine DG GRANULAR in split apps. Since I skipped preemergent in the fall I had a lot of winter weeds. I hit them with a combo of Image and speed zone on my Tif Bermuda, It knocked out the chickweed and the henbit but didn't do squat to the Poa. Thanks in advance.
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As I suspected it’s Poa brother! Fellow okie over here down near Fort Sill.

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Ughhhh!!!! What do you do to manage it? I am thinking of biting the bullet and buying some Tribute Total

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