Creeping Phlox Plants
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Thick Grass in Lawn With Very Heavy, Thick White Root System

Anonymous added on March 4, 2011 | Answered

What is the grass called that is spreading all over the lawn and creeping into flower beds? It has wide blades and a very heavy, thick white root system that I can't seem to get rid of. I've even applied Round-up, which slowed it down but didn't get rid of it. I live in Iowa. It went into my creeping phlox, and I couldn't keep it pulled out--eventually it took over. I want to kill it out so I can start over again.

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Heather
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Answered on March 14, 2011

It sounds like you have quack grass. This article will help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/weeds/killing-quack-grass.htm

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