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Gramineae (Elytrigia repens)


Biology and Management

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Quackgrass (link to large image)

Quackgrass Stem (link to large image)

Quackgrass Quackgrass Stem

Quackgrass Mature Plants (link to large image)

Quackgrass is a perennial. Erect stems 1 to 3 feet tall arise from shallow below-ground rhizomes. Leaf blades are flat and have small claw-like auricles that wrap around the leaf sheath. Short spikelets are arranged in two rows.

Quackgrass Mature Plants


This section contains information on identification of the different life stages of Quackgrass.  Select Biology and Management from the Contents Menu for more information on the biology and management, or select Registered Herbicides for the herbicides that are registered to control this weed in mint.