Weather Help Site Map
Turfgrass
Pest Management
Cultural Practices
Industry
Articles
Publications
Resources
Educational Programs
About Us
   

Orchardgrass
Scientific Name - Dactylis glomerata L.
Family - Gramineae
Tufted Perennial, Stems bent at base. Leaf blade, V-shaped in cross section near base, Prominent midrib on underside, margins rough to the touch. Visible sharp-pointed membranous ligule at the base of blade. Seedheads green, densely clustered. Reproduces by seed. An introduced cool-season forage grass found throughout most of North America, except the peninsula of Florida. Also found in Europe, Asia, Australia, South America and Hawaii. Native to the Old World.

             

 

 

 

In This Section

Broadleaf Weeds
Grass-like Weeds

 

   

Georgia Turf Home : UGA : CAES : Center for Urban Ag. : Contact Georgia Turf