Barnyardgrass

Echinochloa crusgalli

Photo of Barnyardgrass
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Barnyardgrass is an annual grass that prefers wet sites. It is not usually a problem in well drained cultivated fields but can grow heavily around irrigation pipe leaks and other wet spots in the field.

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