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Turfgrass Weed Control Database

The Turfgrass Weed Control Database contains the same information and pictures included in the Miscellaneous Publication MP-521. The weeds are arranged alphabetically by scientific name because common names vary and thus be inaccurate.

Lyreleaf Sage, Salvia lyrata
Salvia lyrata
Lyreleaf sage is a hardy perennial with a basal rosette. The flowers can be white or light blue.Metsulfuron (Mansion, Blade or Manor) at0.5 ounce per acre will provide good to excellent control. Products containing 2,4-D, dicamba, MCPP, triclopyr and fluroxypyr are generally ineffective.
John Boyd

Specialist: John Boyd
2301 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204-4940
Phone: 501-671-2224
FAX: 501-671-2297