Grassy Weeds

July 24, 2019

Top Links – Weeds & Weed Control

Research some of the top online lawn care resources for weed control including picture directories, Q&A’s, and research from experts around the country.   View Link Guides […]
July 12, 2019

Rattail Fescue

Rattail fescue (V. myuros or F. megalura) is a self-pollinating grassy weed that was originally introduced to the U.S. from Europe, having come from England prior […]
July 11, 2019

Nutsedge Grass

Nutsedge is a challenging type of grassy weed that can be found in turf and landscapes all across the country. Also known as nutgrass, they are […]
July 10, 2019


Dallisgrass is a grassy weed (Paspalum dilitatum) that originated in Argentina and Uruguay. Back in the 1800s, it was first introduced in the U.S. as a […]
July 4, 2019

Annual Jewgrass

Annual jewgrass goes by a number of different names. It is commonly referred to as Japanese stiltgrass, but may also be called basketgrass, bamboograss, or by […]
February 20, 2016
Orchardgrass – Dactylis glomerata


Orchardgrass is a favorite food of horses but it has no place in your lawn. This cool season grassy weed is common in Alpharetta especially in areas near farms and open fields.
February 19, 2016

Hare Barley

Hare barley, also known as winter barley or wild barley, or by its Latin name, Hordeum murinum spp. Leporinum is a seasonal cool-weather weedy grass that […]
February 19, 2016


One weed that has no real beneficial use to humans is goosegrass, or Eleusine indica. It is very similar to crabgrass, and the two weeds are […]
February 19, 2016


A problem weed commonly found in lawns in Georgia is cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum). It is sometimes referred to as downy brome or downy chess. This grassy weed […]
February 19, 2016


A fairly common grassy weed that makes appearences in lawns is brome (Bromus sp.). Actually, bromus is a large genus of grassy plants with as many […]
February 19, 2016

Annual Ryegrass

Annual ryegrass might be a good cover crop that can protect soil and stop erosion but it has no place in your well manicured lawn or landscape. This durable grassy weed can grow 3-4 feet tall and
February 15, 2016

Yellow Foxtail

Yellow foxtail is an annual grassy weed with a seed head that kind of looks like an actual fox tail. In Dunwoody year-round weed control using the proper pre-emergents can usually prevent
February 15, 2016


Sandbur is an annual grass that grows throughout warm areas of the southern United States. This native grass is adapted to sandy, dry soils and has a shallow root system. It can easily invade
February 13, 2016
Jungle Rice


Junglerice is a common weed often found in gardens, roadsides, disturbed sites, pastures, and crops (rice, maize & vegetables). It also grows in lawns so proper turf care is needed to keep it out
February 13, 2016

Wild Cane

Wild cane has an appearance similar to stalks of corn. This tough weed is spreading around the globe because of its ability to adapt to different temperatures and drought resistance
February 13, 2016

Green Foxtail

There are several different types of foxtail which are found within the United States. The green foxtail was introduced to the United States from Europe and can cause damage to lawns and farms
February 11, 2016

Crowfoot Grass

Crowfoot grass is a grassy weed that has benefits in preventing the erosion of sandy soil, however it can also be a significant problem in lawns that don't adhere to a year-round weed control program
February 10, 2016

Giant Foxtail

Giant foxtail is an invasive weed that is usually around 2 feet tall but can grow as high as 7 feet. The seedhead resembles a fox tail. This weed is hard on corn farmers and causes crop loss
February 5, 2016

Southern Crabgrass

Southern crabgrass (Digitaria ciliaris) is an annual invading species of grass. Also known by the names summer grass, tropical crabgrass and topical finger-grass, this hardy weed […]
February 5, 2016

Poa Annua – Annual Bluegrass

Poa annua is one of the most notorious weeds in residential and commercial lawns and landscapes. Once it gets established it can be very challenging to treat. This is one of the reasons why using pre-emergents is key