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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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Effect of ammonium sulfate on absorption imazethapyr by quackgrass (Elytrigia repens) and maize (lea mays) cell suspension cultures.
Every North American climate seems to host weeds with these unique talents: quackgrass and bindweed in cold winter climates; Bermuda grass where winters are mild; and sand burs, such as puncture vine, in the West.
Examples of grassy weeds in Pakistan include crabgrass, barnyard grass, hooraghass, green foxtail, annual bluegrass, tall fescue and quackgrass. Dicots, on the other hand, are termed broadleaf weeds and include such plants as horse pursalane, spurge, garden spurge, dandelion, clover, ground ivy, knotweed and plantain.
Sustained growth and increased tolerance to glyphosate observed in a C3 perennial weed, quackgrass (Elytrigia repens), grown at elevated carbon dioxide.
Presl (tall oatgrass), and Elymus repens (L.) Gould (quackgrass) were the most common grass species present in the meadow (Table 2).
Canada wild-rye Elymus repens (L.) Gould quackgrass Elymus smithii (Rydb.) Gould western wheatgrass Elymus virginicus L.
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.