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  • Answered by
    BushDoctor on
    March 11, 2024
    Certified Expert

    My best guess would be Kikuyu Grass (Cenchrus/Pennisetum clandestinus). It is not native to your area, but was introduced from east Africa to here, where it is considered invasive.

    Unfortunately, the only way to get rid of this aggressive pest is through chemical control. They spread by runner, seed, and any stolon that breaks off of the plants, making it incredibly difficult to kill. General herbicides will be the answer.

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