Digitaria ciliaris (Retz.) Koeler

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Digitaria ciliaris (Retz.) Koeler

  • Description

    Species Description - Much like no. 4 [Digitaria sanguinalis (L.) Scop.], and intergrading with it; blades glabrous or only sparsely papillose-pilose on the upper surface near the throat; spikelets 2.7–3.6 mm; second glume (1–)1.5–2.5 mm, half to four-fifths the length of the spikelet; lateral veins of the sterile lemma smooth; 2n mostly = 54. A weed as no. 4, but more southern; trop. Amer., n. to Va., s. Ind., Mo., and s. Nebr. (D. adscendens)

  • Common Names

    southern crab-grass