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Gramineae (Panicum capillare)


Biology and Management

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Witchgrass (link to large image)

Witchgrass Stems (link to large image)

Witchgrass Witchgrass Stem

Witchgrass Mature Plant (link to large image)

Witchgrass is an annual. The plant is erect, 1 to 2 feet tall and softly hairy throughout. Leaves are broad and somewhat wavy. Spikelets in an open, branched panicle.

Witchgrass Mature Plant


This section contains information on identification of the different life stages of Witchgrass.  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.