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Goosegrass (Eleusine indica) is a summer annual that grows in a flat rosette; centers appear white. Plants, which have fibrous root systems, are typically found in dry, compacted soils. Plants are frost sensitive. Seed will not germinate until soil temperatures are over 65° F. 

Goosegrass (Virginia Polytechnic Institute Weed Identification Guide, Virginia Cooperative Extension)Goosegrass.

(Photo: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Weed Identification

Guide, Virginia Cooperative Extension)

    

Management:

  • Cultivate when plants are young.
  • Apply a grass-specific post-emergent herbicide (graminicide).

   

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