UC IPM Online UC ANR home page UC IPM home page


SKIP navigation


Grape (Table)

Perennial Weeds You May See

On this page
  • Bermudagrass
  • Yellow nutsedge
  • Field bindweed

Names link to more information on identification and biology.

Click on photos to enlarge
In all California grape-growing regions
Seedling of bermudagrass, Cynodon dactylon, at the two-leaf stage.
(Cynodon dactylon): Grass family; perennial; first leaves with somewhat rough surface; ligule surrounded by ring of hairs with tuft of long hairs on either side; auricles absent; stem flat, wiry, and without hairs.
Young yellow nutsedge plant.
Yellow nutsedge
(Cyperus esculentus): Sedge family; perennial; grasslike; light-green blades, flat, slender; leaf tip long and drawn out; nutlets globe shaped, smooth, and almond flavored.
All regions except Coachella Valley

Seedling of field bindweed (wild morningglory), Convolvulus arvensis.
Field bindweed
(Convolvulus arvensis): Morningglory family; perennial; seed leaves nearly square, with shallow notch at tip; early true leaves spade-shaped; petioles flattened.

Statewide IPM Program, Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California
All contents copyright © 2016 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

For noncommercial purposes only, any Web site may link directly to this page. FOR ALL OTHER USES or more information, read Legal Notices. Unfortunately, we cannot provide individual solutions to specific pest problems. See our Home page, or in the U.S., contact your local Cooperative Extension office for assistance.

Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California

Accessibility   /PMG/C302/mt302spprnlweed.html revised: June 24, 2016. Contact webmaster.