SOLVED: quackgrass or crabgrass?

Seattle, WA

are the seedheads belong to the quackgrass or crabgrass genus?


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Jacksonville, FL(Zone 9a)

I don't recognize these as crabgrass, but, I could be wrong. Can you post a pic of the grass itself?

Scott County, KY(Zone 5b)

Showing more of the plant (the WHOLE thing) is always a good first step - sound familiar?

I think you have an Orchard Grass there - one of the Dactylis sp., maybe Dactylis glomerata, which is a pretty common pasture grass around here.

Northumberland, United Kingdom(Zone 9a)

Cock's-foot Grass


Seattle, WA

thanks viburnum.

It is orchard grass. next time, i try more shots of the whole thing...


Northumberland, United Kingdom(Zone 9a)

Nope, definitely Cock's-foot, it is very distinctive:


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