Description of Thistle, Nodding (Carduus nutans):

Musk thistle, sometimes referred to as nodding thistle, grows between 1-1/2 and 2 feet in height. The leaves are lobed, dark green, and have a smooth and waxy surface. Each plant produces thousands of yellowish seeds with parachutes attached.

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### Nodding Thistle Optimized Control Options Finder

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*According to the manufacturer approved labels: The following*

**21 weed killers**, applied at the listed application rates, will control**Nodding Thistle**.**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**1**-

**1.5**fluid ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**21.333**-**32**gallonsat a cost of

**$0.53**-**$0.79**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**1.1**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**29040**square feetat a cost of

**$0.58**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

Annual Ryegrass, Bahiagrass, Bentgrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Carpetgrass, Centipedegrass, Chewings Fescue, Fine Fescue, Hard Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Kikuyu Grass, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Fescue, St. Augustinegrass, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**1**-

**1.5**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**1.1**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

**Spot Treatment**

of

Label Rate:

**1.5**% mixture

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**16.667**gallonsat a cost of

**$1.32**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**2.94**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**10890**square feetat a cost of

**$2.02**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

No safe on treatments listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.

**Spot Treatment**

No spot treatment rates listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.

**Broadcast Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**2.4**lbs per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**5000**square feetat a cost of

**$4.89**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

Annual Ryegrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Chewings Fescue, Fine Fescue, Hard Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Fescue, Seashore Paspalum, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**2.4**lbs per 1,000 sqft

**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.75**-

**2.4**fluid ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**6.667**-**21.333**gallonsat a cost of

**$1.09**-**$3.48**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.75**-

**2.4**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**6667**-**21333**square feetat a cost of

**$1.09**-**$3.48**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

Fine Fescue, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Fescue, and Tall Fescue

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**1.5**-

**2.4**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**1.5**-

**2.4**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Bahiagrass, Buffalograss, and Centipedegrass

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**0.75**-

**1.8**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**0.75**-

**1.1**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Bermudagrass and Zoysiagrass

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**0.75**-

**1.8**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**0.75**-

**1.8**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

St. Augustinegrass

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**0.75**-

**1.8**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**0.75**-

**1.1**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

**Spot Treatment**

No spot treatment rates listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.

**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.07**-

**0.11**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**278784**-**464640**square feetat a cost of

**$0.21**-**$0.34**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

No safe on treatments listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.

**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.67**fluid ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**192**gallonsat a cost of

**$0.21**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**3.2**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**40000**square feetat a cost of

**$1.00**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

Bentgrass, Carpetgrass, Centipedegrass, and Red Fescue

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**0.33**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**1.6**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

**Spot Treatment**

of

Label Rate:

**0.5**-

**1**% mixture

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**100**-**200**gallonsat a cost of

**$0.25**-**$0.51**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.73**-

**1.1**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**116160**-**174240**square feetat a cost of

**$0.29**-**$0.44**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

No safe on treatments listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.

**Spot Treatment**

No spot treatment rates listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.

**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.37**-

**1.47**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**217800**-**871200**square feetat a cost of

**$0.00**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

Bahiagrass, Bentgrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Chewings Fescue, Fine Fescue, Hard Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Fescue, St. Augustinegrass, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**0.37**-

**1.47**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**1.33**fluid ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**24.06**gallonsat a cost of

**$0.81**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.73**-

**1.16**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**27657**-**43560**square feetat a cost of

**$0.45**-**$0.70**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

No safe on treatments listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.

**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.55**-

**0.75**fluid ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**170.667**-**232.727**gallonsat a cost of

**$0.61**-**$0.83**per gallonInstructions:

See label page 5 and 6 for more detailed information.

**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.55**-

**0.75**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**170667**-**232727**square feetat a cost of

**$0.61**-**$0.83**per 1,000 sqftInstructions:

See label page 5 and 6 for more detailed information. Apply 0.75 fl oz of Basagran T&O per 1000 sq ft (32 fl ozs/A) when musk thistle is in the rosette stage no larger than 10 inches in diameter. If desired control is not obtained with the first application, make a second application at the same rate 7 to 10 days later or when new growth appears.

**Safe On**

Annual Ryegrass, Bahiagrass, Bentgrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Carpetgrass, Centipedegrass, Fine Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Fescue, Seashore Paspalum, St. Augustinegrass, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**0.55**-

**0.75**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**0.55**-

**0.75**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.5**-

**1**fluid ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**320**-**640**gallonsat a cost of

**$0.30**-**$0.61**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**1.1**-

**1.5**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**213333**-**290909**square feetat a cost of

**$0.67**-**$0.91**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

Bahiagrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Centipedegrass, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**0.5**-

**1**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**1.1**-

**1.5**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Bentgrass, Chewings Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, and Red Fescue

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**0.5**-

**1**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**1.1**-

**1.5**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**6.4**fluid ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**5**gallonsat a cost of

**$3.59**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**6.4**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**5000**square feetat a cost of

**$3.59**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

Bentgrass, Fine Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Fescue, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**6.4**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**6.4**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.2**ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**30**gallonsat a cost of

**$1.12**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.092**-

**0.138**ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**43560**-**65340**square feetat a cost of

**$0.52**-**$0.77**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

Bermudagrass, St. Augustinegrass, and Zoysiagrass

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**0.069**-

**0.275**ounces per 1,000 sqft

**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**6.25**fluid ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**5.12**gallonsat a cost of

**$4.38**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**6.4**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**5000**square feetat a cost of

**$4.48**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

Annual Ryegrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Chewings Fescue, Fine Fescue, Hard Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Fescue, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**6.25**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**6.4**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**5.3**fluid ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**6.038**gallonsat a cost of

**$2.37**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**2.94**-

**5.29**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**6050**-**10890**square feetat a cost of

**$1.31**-**$2.37**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

Annual Ryegrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Fine Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Fescue, St. Augustinegrass, and Tall Fescue

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**5.3**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**2.94**-

**5.29**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**1.33**fluid ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**24.06**gallonsat a cost of

**$0.90**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.75**-

**1.16**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**27586**-**42667**square feetat a cost of

**$0.51**-**$0.78**per 1,000 sqftInstructions:

Use 0.75 to 1.16 fl. oz. of product (0.022-0.034 lb ae) per 1,000 sq. ft. per application for control of annual broadleaf weeds. Use 1.16 fl. oz. of product (0.034 lb ae) per 1,000 sq. ft per application for control of biennial and perennial broadleaf weeds.

**Safe On**

No safe on treatments listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.

**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.18**fluid ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**175.251**gallonsat a cost of

**$1.02**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.18**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**175251**square feetat a cost of

**$1.02**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

Bahiagrass, Bentgrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Centipedegrass, Chewings Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Kikuyu Grass, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Fescue, Seashore Paspalum, St. Augustinegrass, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**0.09**-

**0.51**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**0.09**-

**0.51**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.66**-

**1**fluid ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**320**-**484.848**gallonsat a cost of

**$0.27**-**$0.41**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.73**-

**1.1**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**290909**-**438356**square feetat a cost of

**$0.30**-**$0.45**per 1,000 sqftInstructions:

Not registered for control of muskthistle in CA.

**Safe On**

No safe on treatments listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.

**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.73**-

**1.28**fluid ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**250**-**438.356**gallonsat a cost of

**$0.57**-**$1.01**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.73**-

**1.28**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**250000**-**438356**square feetat a cost of

**$0.57**-**$1.01**per 1,000 sqft**Safe On**

Chewings Fescue, Fine Fescue, Hard Fescue, Red Fescue, and Tall Fescue

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**0.73**-

**1.28**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**0.73**-

**1.28**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Kentucky Bluegrass and Perennial Ryegrass

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**0.73**-

**1.28**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**0.73**-

**1.28**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.92**-

**1.5**fluid ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**85.333**-**139.13**gallonsat a cost of

**$0.59**-**$0.96**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.92**-

**1.5**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**85333**-**139130**square feetat a cost of

**$0.59**-**$0.96**per 1,000 sqftInstructions:

Spring or fall during seedling to rosette stage.

**Safe On**

Annual Bluegrass, Annual Ryegrass, Bentgrass, Colonial Bentgrass, Fine Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Fescue, and Tall Fescue

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**1.2**-

**1.5**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**1.2**-

**1.5**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Annual Bluegrass, Annual Ryegrass, Bentgrass, Colonial Bentgrass, Fine Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Fescue, and Tall Fescue

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**1.2**-

**1.5**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**1.2**-

**1.5**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Bahiagrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Centipedegrass, and Zoysiagrass

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**1**-

**1.2**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**1**-

**1.2**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Bahiagrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Centipedegrass, and Zoysiagrass

Safe Rate:

Safe Rate:

**1**-

**1.2**fluid ounces per gallon

or

**1**-

**1.2**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

**Spot Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.73**-

**1.1**fluid ounces per gallon

Cost Effectiveness:

Makes

at a cost of

**116.364**-**175.342**gallonsat a cost of

**$0.19**-**$0.29**per gallon**Blanket Treatment**

per

Label Rate:

**0.73**-

**1.1**fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft

Cost Effectiveness:

Covers

at a cost of

**116364**-**175342**square feetat a cost of

**$0.19**-**$0.29**per 1,000 sqftInstructions:

These species may require repeat applications and/or use of the higher specified rate even under ideal conditions for application.

**Safe On**

No safe on treatments listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.