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The UC Guide to Healthy Lawns

From "ligule is a fringe of hairs"

Select the illustration that best matches your weed sample.

Collar with split sheath and hairy margins Collar with open sheath with overlapping margins

Sheath is split, round to compressed and smooth; collar narrow and hairy on margins

Sheath is open with overlapping margins, rounded to slightly compressed, flat and hairy; collar has fine hairs

Identification characteristics

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