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Monocot Weeds : Kentucky IPM

Monocots


Monocots: Plants with a single cotyledon or seed leaf. Leaf blades usually have parallel venation. Monocots may be grouped as grasses, sedges, or lilies.

Common NameScientific NameLife Cycle
GrassesFall Panicum Panicum dichotomiflorumwarm-season annual
Giant Foxtail Setaria faberiwarm-season annual
Yellow Foxtail Setaria glaucawarm-season annual
Green Foxtail Setaria viridiswarm-season annual
Goosegrass Eleusine indicawarm-season annual
Johnsongrass Sorghum halepensewarm-season perennial
Large Crabgrass Digitaria sanguinaliswarm-season annual
Smooth Crabgrass Digitaria ischaemumwarm-season annual
Wild Cane (Shattercane) Sorghum bicolor warm-season annual
SedgesYellow NutsedgeCyperus esculentusperennial
LiliesWild GarlicAllium vinealecool-season perennial
Wild OnionAllium canadensecool-season perennial
Star-of-BethlehemOrnithogalum umbellatumcool-season perennial


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