Scientific Name: Muhlenbergia schreberi J. F. Gmel.
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LIFE CYCLE: Warm-season perennial; new growth begins in February or early March; produces seed in September and October; becomes dormant (brown) in October.
MAJOR CHARACTERISTICS*: Shallow-rooted; spreads by seeds and above-ground green stems (stolons) (A); slender (wirey) stems are very knotty at the node; tiny inconspicuous flowers and seeds on upright branches; leaf blades less than 1/4 inch wide and 2 inches long; grayish green color; forms brown patches in winter.
LOCATION: Low-maintenance Kentucky bluegrass turf.