WEED? - Knowledgebase Question

EAST ISLIP, Ne
Question by BOOP723
April 22, 2010
I HAVE WHAT LOOKS LIKE A WEED GROWING IN PATCHES IN MY LAWN. iT'S ABOUT 4-6 INCHES, STRAWLIKE. IF YOU TOUCH IT, SEEDS(?) POP OFF OF IT. hOW DO I GET RID OF THIS?


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Answer from NGA
April 22, 2010

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It sounds like nutgrass or nutsedge. Dig out one of the wees and take it into your local cooperative extension, Master Gardener clinic, or well staffed nursery for positive identification. If it is nutsedge, Manage or Sedge Hammer herbicides will control the weed without harming your turfgrass.

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