Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in fields, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Inflorescence composed of 3-9 ascending racemes

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain whitish/Brownish
Grain

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Digitaria sanguinalis   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Digitaria sanguinalis   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-75-003:
Digitaria sanguinalis   FAMILY Poaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Syntherisma sanguinalis

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Crabgrass, Northern Crabgrass