Is this a type of grass or a weed

Asked April 17, 2017, 4:39 PM EDT

Is this a grass or a weed. How do I get rid of it. It really makes my yard ugly.

Montgomery County Maryland

1 Response

We actually think that it is a clump of turf-type tall fescue, which is the recommended type of grass for our area. It is the surrounding area that may need to be renovated or re-seeded. That area may be a mix of fine fescues and perennial rye, which don't do well over time, but are often included in less expensive seed mixes.
You may want to get a soil test done and think about overseeding or renovating this late summer into fall. Here our lawn page, which includes information you need to do this.