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Biology and Management of Rattail Fescue


Registered Herbicides

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Rattail Fescue 

General Description:

Rattail fescue is an annual. Up to 2 feet tall. Narrow leaf blades are folded and hairless. Panicles are slender and up to 8 inches in length, awns are 5/16 to 3/8 inch long.

Herbicide Control Notes:

  • Addition of Gramoxone to Goal, Karmex/Direx, or Sinbar will improve control of emerged rattail fescue.