Invasive grass

Asked August 25, 2019, 11:54 AM EDT

This grass is invading my lawn and I would like to know what I can do to eliminate it.

New Castle County Delaware

2 Responses

This looks like Japanese Stilt Grass an annual grass that is highly invasive but can be controlled by hand pulling if the area is small and applying a pre-emergent herbicide in the spring to suppress seed germination. regular mowing of mature plants will keep it from going to seed. See of a helpful explanation of this grasses life cycle, growing conditions and management.