Guess The Pest! Weeks 17 Answer

David Owens, Extension Entomologist,

Congratulations to Mona Steele and others who correctly identified last week’s pernicious vegetable, garden, and field edge weed as Bermuda grass or wire grass. It spreads both with above ground stolons and below ground rhizomes. Fortunately, it can be controlled with grass specific herbicides, even in lawns with other primary turf grasses, depending on product and rate used.