The Q&A Archives: Long thready grass

Question: I've got this grass in some places that grows in long shoots from one place to another. When I try to pull it up some of the shoots are six feet long. What kind of grass is this and how do I get rid of it.

Answer: I can't identify the weed without seeing it, but here's a website from Virginia Tech with photos of weedy grasses that might help you figure out what it is:

Once you identify the weed you can search the website for controls specific to that weed and your turfgrass type. Good luck with your lawn!

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