Is this crabgrass?

buckandkellyApril 13, 2013

Is this crabgrass? I have looked at different pictures of crabgrass and still can't tell for sure.


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I don't think so. Where do you live? It's a bit early for crabgrass in most of the northern half of the country.

    Bookmark   April 15, 2013 at 8:05AM
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Looks like Orchardgrass to me.

    Bookmark   April 17, 2013 at 2:10PM
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I believe it's a paspalum, specifically dallisgrass. The image given by UGA in the link is during summer when it's fully mature. It's very recognizable when it produces the seed heads seen in one picture.

Unfortunately, MSMA was taken off of the residential market, so killing it is a bigger challenge these days. If you don't have much in the lawn, I recommend digging it out. Dallisgrass is much easier to pull up than most perennial grasses.

Here is a link that might be useful: dallisgrass from

    Bookmark   April 21, 2013 at 12:15AM
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It is Dallisgrass, 100% sure.

    Bookmark   April 21, 2013 at 9:31AM
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