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Turfgrass

Susceptibility of Weeds to Herbicide Control

(Reviewed 9/09, updated 9/09)

In this Guideline: More about weeds in turfgrass:

Susceptibility of Weeds to Herbicide Control
Customize list of weeds
ANNUAL WEEDS
barnyardgrass
bluegrass, annual
brassbuttons, southern
burclover, California
burweed, lawn (soliva)
celery, wild
chickweed, common
crabgrass, large
crabgrass, smooth
cudweed
filarees
foxtail, yellow
geranium, cutleaf
goosegrass
henbit
knotweed, prostrate
mallow, little (cheeseweed)
mayweed (chamomile)
medic, black
pearlwort, birdseye
pimpernel, scarlet
pineappleweed
purslane, common
ryegrass, Italian
soliva (spurweed)
speedwell, Persian
spurge, spotted (prostrate)
swinecress, lesser
PERENNIAL WEEDS
bermudagrass (seedling)
bermudagrass (perennial)
brassbuttons, Mexican
carrot, wild
catsear, common
chickweed, mouseear
clover, white
daisy, English
dallisgrass (seedling)
dallisgrass (perennial)
dandelion (seedling)
dandelion (perennial)
dock, curly (seedling)
dock, curly (perennial)
garlic, wild
healall (selfheal)
kikuyugrass
knotgrass
kyllinga, green
nutsedge, purple
nutsedge, yellow
plantains (seedling)
plantains (perennial)
smutgrass
sorrel, red
velvetgrass, German
woodsorrel, creeping
yarrow, common
PREEMERGENCE
ATR BEN DCP DIT ISO NAP ORY OXA PEN PRD PRO*
CCCCNCCPCCC
CCCCNCCCCCC
CNNCCPCPPN
CNNCPCPPN
CNPCCCCNCCC
PCCCNCCCCCC
PCCCNCCCCCC
CNNCNNNNNN
PNPCCPCNNN
PCCCNCCCCCC
NNPCCCC
PCPPNPCPCCP
CNNPCNPCPP
CNPCCCCCCCC
CNNPPCPPP
CNNCNNNNNN
NCCNC
CNCCCCCCC
CNNCPNCNPN
CNCCCCCCCCC
PCPCNPCNCCC
CNNCPCPPN
NPCCCC
CNPCCNCPCPN
NNCPN
 
CCCCNCCCCCC
NNNNNCCCCC
NNNN
PNNNNNNNNNN
PNNNNNNNNNN
PNNNNNNNNNN
NNNNNNNNNNN
CCCCNCCCCCC
NNNNNNNNNNN
CNCPCCNNNN
NNNNCNNNNNN
CNCCPPCCC
NNNNNNNNNNN
NNNNNNNNNNN
NNNNNNNNNNN
NNNNNNNNNNN
PCCCCCCCCCP
NNNNNNNNNNN
NNNNNNNNNNN
CNNN
PNNNNNNNNNN
CNPCCCCCCCC
PNNNNNNNNNN
NNNNNNNNNNN
CNNNNNNNNNN
NNNNNNNNNNN
 
ANNUAL WEEDS
barnyardgrass
bluegrass, annual
brassbuttons, southern
burclover, California
burweed, lawn (soliva)
celery, wild
chickweed, common
crabgrass, large
crabgrass, smooth
cudweed
filarees
foxtail, yellow
geranium, cutleaf
goosegrass
henbit
knotweed, prostrate
mallow, little (cheeseweed)
mayweed (chamomile)
medic, black
pearlwort, birdseye
pimpernel, scarlet
pineappleweed
purslane, common
ryegrass, Italian
soliva (spurweed)
speedwell, Persian
spurge, spotted (prostrate)
swinecress, lesser
PERENNIAL WEEDS
bermudagrass (seedling)
bermudagrass (perennial)
brassbuttons, Mexican
carrot, wild
catsear, common
chickweed, mouseear
clover, white
daisy, English
dallisgrass (seedling)
dallisgrass (perennial)
dandelion (seedling)
dandelion (perennial)
dock, curly (seedling)
dock, curly (perennial)
garlic, wild
healall (selfheal)
kikuyugrass
knotgrass
kyllinga, green
nutsedge, purple
nutsedge, yellow
plantains (seedling)
plantains (perennial)
smutgrass
sorrel, red
velvetgrass, German
woodsorrel, creeping
yarrow, common
Susceptibility of Weeds to Herbicide Control
Customize list of weeds
ANNUAL WEEDS
barnyardgrass
bluegrass, annual
brassbuttons, southern
burclover, California
burweed, lawn (soliva)
celery, wild
chickweed
crabgrass, large
crabgrass, smooth
cudweed
filarees
foxtail, yellow
garlic, wild
geranium, cutleaf
goosegrass
henbit
knotweed, prostrate
mallow, little (cheeseweed)
mayweed (chamomile)
medic, black
pearlwort, birdseye
pimpernel, scarlet
pineappleweed
purslane, common
ryegrass, Italian
soliva (spurweed)
speedwell, Persian
spurge, spotted (prostrate)
swinecress, lesser
PERENNIAL WEEDS
bermudagrass (seedling)
bermudagrass (perennial)
brassbuttons, Mexican
carrot, wild
catsear, common
chickweed, mouseear
clover, white
daisy, English
dallisgrass (seedling)
dallisgrass (perennial)
dandelion (seedling)
dandelion (perennial)
dock, curly (seedling)
dock, curly (perennial)
healall (selfheal)
kikuyugrass
knotgrass
kyllinga, green
nutsedge, purple
nutsedge, yellow
plantains (seedling)
plantains (perennial)
red sorrel
smutgrass
velvetgrass, German
woodsorrel, creeping
yarrow, common
POSTEMERGENCE
BIS BTZ BRO CAR CLO DIC* ETH FLU FLX FOR GLY HAL MEC MSM PRO QUI SUL TRS TRY 24A* 24E*
NNNNNPCCNNCCNNNN
NNNNNCNCNNNCNNNN
NCCNCNCNCPPP
CCPNCCNCC
PPCCCNCNCNCPPC
NNNNNPCCNNCCPNNN
NNNNNPCCNNCCPNNN
NNCCNCNCNNNP
CPCPPPNNCC
NNNNNCPCNNCNNNN
CNCNCNCCC
NNNNNNCCNNCCNNNN
CCCPNCNCNCPC
CCNPNCNCPC
CCCCPNPNCNPCC
NCCNPNCNCCPP
CNCCN
CNCCNCCC
NPNCCPNCNNNPP
CCNCCNCCNCCCC
NNNNNNCPNNCNNNN
CCPNCCNCC
NNCNNN
CPNNCPNPCPP
CPNNCNNNN
 
NNNNNCCNNNCC
NNNNNNPCNNNNN
PCNCN
NNCCNCNPNCC
NNPCCNCNCNCPP
NNCCCNPNCNNCCPP
NNNPPNCNNNNNNNN
NNNNPCNNCCC
NNNNNNNCNNCNN
NCCCNCCNNN
NNPPNNCNNNN
NCCCNCCNCC
NNPCNNPPNNP
NNPNCNNPNN
NNNNCCNNPPNNN
NNNCCNNNNNN
NNNNNCPNPNNNN
NNNNNPNPCNPNNNNN
PNNNNPNPCNPNNNNP
NCNCNNCCNN
NNNPNNPPNNN
NNCCNCNNNNN
CNPNCNPC
NNNNPCNNNNNN
NNNNNCNPNCNN
NNCNCNPNPC
 
ANNUAL WEEDS
barnyardgrass
bluegrass, annual
brassbuttons, southern
burclover, California
burweed, lawn (soliva)
celery, wild
chickweed
crabgrass, large
crabgrass, smooth
cudweed
filarees
foxtail, yellow
garlic, wild
geranium, cutleaf
goosegrass
henbit
knotweed, prostrate
mallow, little (cheeseweed)
mayweed (chamomile)
medic, black
pearlwort, birdseye
pimpernel, scarlet
pineappleweed
purslane, common
ryegrass, Italian
soliva (spurweed)
speedwell, Persian
spurge, spotted (prostrate)
swinecress, lesser
PERENNIAL WEEDS
bermudagrass (seedling)
bermudagrass (perennial)
brassbuttons, Mexican
carrot, wild
catsear, common
chickweed, mouseear
clover, white
daisy, English
dallisgrass (seedling)
dallisgrass (perennial)
dandelion (seedling)
dandelion (perennial)
dock, curly (seedling)
dock, curly (perennial)
healall (selfheal)
kikuyugrass
knotgrass
kyllinga, green
nutsedge, purple
nutsedge, yellow
plantains (seedling)
plantains (perennial)
red sorrel
smutgrass
velvetgrass, German
woodsorrel, creeping
yarrow, common

Ratings Legend
C= control P= partial control N= no control = no information

Chemical Legend
24A = 2,4-D amine*
24E = 2,4-D ester*
ATR = atrazine (Atrazine)
BEN = bensulide (Bensumec)
BIS = bispyribac sodium (Velocity)
BRO = bromoxynil (Buctril)
BTZ = bentazon (Basagran)
CAR = carfentrazone (QuickSilver)
CLO = clopyralid (Lontrel)
DCP = DCPA (Dacthal W-75 for Turf)
DIC = dicamba* (Banvel)
DIT = dithiopyr (Dimension)
ETH = ethofumesate (PoaConstrictor, Prograss)
FLU = fluazifop (Fusilade II)
FLX = fluroxypyr (Spotlight)
FOR = foramsulfuron (Revolver)
 
GLY = glyphosate (Roundup)
HAL = halosulfuron (Sedgehammer)
ISO = isoxaben (Gallery)
MEC = mecoprop (MCPP)
MSM = MSMA
NAP = napropamide (Devrinol)
ORY = oryzalin (Surflan)
OXA = oxadiazon (Ronstar)
PEN = pendimethalin (Pre-M, Pendulum)
PRD = prodiamine (Barricade)
PRO = pronamide* (Kerb)
QUI = quinclorac (Drive)
SUL = sulfosulfuron (Certainty)
TRS = trifloxysulfuron (Monument)
TRY = triclopyr (Turflon)
 

Comments
  Many of these products are available for use by licensed applicators only and cannot be used by home gardeners.
*   Permit required from county agricultural commissioner for purchase or use.

[Precautions]

PUBLICATION

[UC Peer Reviewed]

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Turfgrass
UC ANR Publication 3365-T
Weeds
C. A. Wilen, UC IPM Program, UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego County
M. LeStrange, UC Cooperative Extension, Tulare County
M. A. Harivandi, UC Cooperative Extension, Alameda County
Acknowledgment for contributions to Weeds:
C. L. Elmore, Vegetable Crops/Weed Science, UC Davis
D. W. Cudney, Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside
V. A. Gibeault, Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

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