Greensboro News & Record: Pesky Dallisgrass Defies your Turf Fertilization
Greensboro News & Record, May 22, 2016
Dallisgrass, the dainty weed of the South, is the uninvited guest at your lawn party that won’t leave.
Dallisgrass came to the United States in the early 1800s by way of Uruguay and Argentina and took a liking to our Southern climate. A.T. Dallis was a big supporter of the hardy grass around the turn of the century and promoted its use in America. His efforts awarded him the honor of having the pesky weed named after him.
How to identify dallisgrass
Dallisgrass grows in bright green circular clumps in your clay or sandy soil with fast growing blades and a tall spike shooting from the center. The spike has several…