Strange grass appesred ast year in our lawn

Asked August 6, 2018, 6:47 PM EDT

On Kent Island we have been gardening with gREAT success of r 33 years, but ladt year a new grass appeared and can;t kill i. It yeloow, short rather than tall, with a sprading wider l=blade. Now I am seeing it in the the ditches along our raodside. More in the lawn How do I control WHATEER itis?

Queen Anne's County Maryland

1 Response

Please send us photos of the weed so we can see what you may be dealing with. It is possible that you are referring to Virginia buttonweed. There is a yellow mottling that occurs with this weed due to a virus. Flowers are star shaped with four white petals. See the link from Virginia Tech