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Phragmyte Control #387697 - Ask Extension


Phragmyte Control #387697

Asked March 06, 2017, 4:13 PM EST

I have a small marsh and have been trying to eradicate phragmytes. I learned from the Poplar Island staff that they have had some success using glyphosate to control them. Could you please let me know when and how to apply glyphosate to the marsh to try to kill the phrags. I have included two photos of the marsh, which is about the size of a baseball infield. Thank you 

Talbot County Maryland

Expert Response

It would be a good idea to contact your Watershed Specialist for more information.
Eric Buehl, 443-205-5924,

Here is general information on phragmites
Virginia Tech publication

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