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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dactyloctenium aegyptium   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dactyloctenium aegyptium   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-52-001:
Dactyloctenium aegyptium   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Dactyloctenium aegyptium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Dactyloctenium aegyptium

 

COMMON NAME:
Crowfoot Grass


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image of Dactyloctenium aegyptium, Crowfoot Grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_daae_001_lvd

        

image of Dactyloctenium aegyptium, Crowfoot Grass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_daae_002_lvd

        

image of Dactyloctenium aegyptium, Crowfoot Grass

Keith Bradley    kab_d_aegyptium_71461

August    Miami-Dade County    FL

Rachis end projects in a point beyond spikelets, which lie along one side, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

image of Dactyloctenium aegyptium, Crowfoot Grass

Keith Bradley    kab_d_aegyptium_71487

August    Miami-Dade County    FL

Inflorescence digitate, racemes 2-9, often radiating horizontally, per Flora of China.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dactyloctenium aegyptium   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dactyloctenium aegyptium   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-52-001:
Dactyloctenium aegyptium   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Dactyloctenium aegyptium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Dactyloctenium aegyptium

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3918

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: Old World tropics

Habitat: beach dunes, coastal strands, and other coastal areas, lawns, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall

Inflorescence a spike

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Utricle

 

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