Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3922

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial? Annual?

Native? Non-native? now distributed worldwide
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in GA, waifs in the Carolinas

Look for it in sandy fields, lawns, roadsides, disturbed places, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Inflorescence composed of racemes

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Digitaria bicornis   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Digitaria bicornis   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Digitaria bicornis

 

COMMON NAME:
Asian crabgrass