quack grass


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quack grass


[Variant of quitch grass.]

quack grass

n
(Plants) another name for couch grass
[C19: a variant of quick grass]
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Noun1.quack grass - European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomesquack grass - 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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The quack grass didn't stand a chance, not with a crew of determined volunteers on hand at the River Road/El Camino del R'o Elementary School vegetable garden.
Grasses took the cake among the top 10 worst weeds in home gardens with four representatives: crab grass, Bermuda grass, quack grass and Johnson grass.
Perennial grassy weeds like Dallis grass and quack grass have deep, expansive root systems that make it impossible to kill them by pulling them out.
Some weeds, however, are better off burning such as quack grass, bittersweet and bishop's weed.
Farmers have always waged a bitter war against invasive plants like ragweed, thistle, quack grass, morning glory, pigweed and others.