OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Digitaria ciliaris   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Digitaria ciliaris   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Digitaria ciliaris

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Digitaria sanguinalis var. ciliaris

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Crabgrass


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image of Digitaria ciliaris, Southern Crabgrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_syma3_001_lvd

        

image of Digitaria ciliaris, Southern Crabgrass

Keith Bradley    kab_d_ciliaris_78641

September    Miami-Dade County    FL

Castellow Hammock Park

Racemes digitate, with usually 1 or 2 whorls a short distance below, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Digitaria ciliaris   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Digitaria ciliaris   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Digitaria ciliaris

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Digitaria sanguinalis var. ciliaris

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3923

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common

Habitat: Sandy fields, roadsides, and disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall

Inflorescence composed of spikelike racemes

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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