Nimblewill

Muhlenbergia schreberi

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

Nimblewill is a weak perennial grass which is a pest in lawns. It has a weak stem and is usually prostrate. The leaves in spring are different from the mature seed leaves. It was somewhat difficult to find in the '70s but has become much more prevalent in later years. No selective control available in lawns.

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences