Daily Archives: September 14, 2017

Feather Fingergrass: an Emerging Problem in Orchards

Feather fingergrass, a summer annual weed native to warm temperate regions worldwide is becoming more and more common in the Sacramento Valley. It can be found in agricultural fields, orchards, roadsides and canals. This tuft forming grass, can be 1.5 to 2.5 feet tall and forms umbel like inflorescence: a cluster of short stalks originating from a common point, somewhat like umbrella ribs. Continue reading