Bermuda Grass crowds out native grasses and other prairie plants, spreads quickly, and is very difficult to control. It is very invasive, especially in agricultural fields, flower beds and gardens. According to Texas Invasive Species Institute, Bermuda Grass is extremely difficult to eradicate once established due to the deep rhizomes and rapid reproduction rate.
For information on how to eradicate this invasive, view our statement on herbicide use and preferred alternatives for invasive plants.
You can replace this invasive plant with native alternatives. Here are some plants that make superior replacements.
Match your location on the Texas map to the color squares on the replacement plants below to find suitable replacements for your ecoregion.