Tag Archive: Visible

Doveweed: A Warm Season Turf Problem Most Visible In Fall

______________________Figure 1. Doveweed patch in St. Augustinegrass sod.__________________________ Ramon Leon, WFREC Weed Specialist Doveweed (Murdannia nudiflora) is a summer annual weed species that belongs to the dayflower family. Over the last three years, this weed has become an important weed problem in residential lawns and sod production. This weed has two key characteristics that make …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/12/04/doveweed-a-warm-season-turf-problem-most-visible-in-fall/

Broomsedge Infestations are Highly Visible in Fall Pastures

Mature broomsedge.  Photo credit:  Melinda Brakie, USDA NRCS East Texas Plant Materials Center It is common place now to see maturing broomsedge in our pasture and hayfields. Broomsedge bluestem (Andropogon virginicus) is not really a sedge at all, but a native grass.  It seems to shoot up overnight after being inconspicuous for most of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/23/broomsedge-infestations-are-highly-visible-in-fall-pastures/