Eragrostis tenuifolia

Wiregrass

Other common names:

Elastic grass

 

Description:

  • Short lived densely tufted perennial
  • Tapered light green leaves
  • Fringed ligule
  • Slender branched seed head
  • Free-seeding
  • Tough to cut/mow
  • Low fertility soils – improve fertility
  • Compacted areas, high traffic
  • Muddy sites

 

Control options:

  • Pesticides: See available tabs below for registered products. Use as per label instructions.
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Use a combination of approaches listed on this page.
  • Cultural: Reduce soil compaction. Regularly mow to remove seed heads.
  • Mechanical: Wick wiping applications using non-selective herbicide e.g. Gylphosphate. Two to four applications may be required 2 to 3 weeks apart.

 

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