Quackgrass (Elymus repens)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Elymus repens Accepted
Elytrigia repens Synonym
Agropyron repens Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Tolerates foot traffic
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
Stolons and runners
Other: Invasive!
Pollinators: Wind

Elytrigia repens Flora Batava, Volume 7 (1830)

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Date: 2006-07-03Elytrigia repens Flora Batava, Volume 7 (1830)
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Elytrigia repens Köhler s Medizinal Pflanzen 203
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Preen Weed Preventer by Jack01 Jul 6, 2019 6:57 AM 21
Controlling couch grass (Elymus repens) by jeffsk Apr 16, 2019 1:44 AM 2
Sunflowers hulls as an organic grass killer by dmennitt Mar 13, 2019 6:24 PM 5
Tips for effectively getting rid of large amounts of quackgrass by Frillylily Feb 3, 2019 1:33 PM 58

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