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(Echinochloa crus-galli)


Biology and Management

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Barnyardgrass (link to large image)

Barnyardgrass Stem (link to large image)

Barnyardgrass Barnyardgrass Stem

Barnyardgrass (link to large image)

Barnyardgrass is an annual.  Vigorous and numberous stems 1 to 5 feet tall with stem bases often red or purple. Flat, wide leaves without a ligule. Panicles are often red or purple.



This section contains information on identification of the different life stages of Barnyardgrass.  Select Biology and Management from the Contents Menu for more information on the biology and management, or select Registered Herbicides for the herbicides that are registered to control this weed in mint.