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Noun1.quackgrass - European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomesquackgrass - European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed
wheatgrass, wheat-grass - a grass of the genus Agropyron
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Effects of phenology on translocation patterns of several herbicides in quackgrass, Agropyron repens.
5 m and rooting depth of the water table during the growing season, allowing cool-season grasses to dominate the plant community, including smooth brome (Bromus inermis), creeping bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera), timothy (Phleum pratense), slender wheatgrass (Elymus trachycaulus), quackgrass (Elymus repens), Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis), and reed canarygrass (Phalaris arundinacea).
I reclaimed a former sheep and goat lot this spring here at Carlson Farm for new garden space, and it was a major battle with quackgrass and Canada thistles.
A cotton extract composed of seven rare polymers strengthens lashes while a blend of vegetal waxes, thyme extract, quackgrass and marine algae extracts conditions.
Common name Scientific name Class Life cycle * Downy brome Bromus tectorum Grass WA London rocket Sisymbrium irio Broadleaf WA Creeping thistle Circium arvense Broadleaf CP Yellow goats-beard Tragopogon dubius Grass SP Field bindweed Convolvulus arvensis Broadleaf CP Bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon Grass CP Foxtail barely Hordeum jubatum Grass SA Dandelion Taraxacum officinale Broadleaf SP Quackgrass Agropyron repence Grass CP Russian knapweed Acroptilon repens Broadleaf CP lambsquarters Chenopodium album Broadleaf SA Plantain Plantago spp.
There is nothing more satisfying than a weedless garden of vigorous, healthy plants and nothing sadder than one whose veggies are being overtaken by henbit or quackgrass.
Then we have quackgrass and nutsedge, which are undesirable perennial grasses.
One common complaint about Earth-friendly weeding techniques is that they aren't effective at fighting pernicious weeds such as Canada thistle, quackgrass or morning glory, which can burrow 20 feet into the earth and has seeds that can remain active for up to 50 years.
Some of the most common weeds are dandelions, thistle, pigweed, lambsquarters, clover, milkweed, ragweed, purslane, velvetleaf, and various grasses--in particular, crabgrass and quackgrass.
allelopathic aglycons in quackgrass (Agropyron repens).
For example, the new genes could increase the invasiveness (or weediness) of the plant in fields, or proteins derived from the quackgrass genes could be toxic or allergenic to consumers.
Hagin found that one of these, quackgrass, leaves behind a substance that kills alfalfa seedlings when the quackgrass itself is killed.