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Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
fingergrass Grass Family
Digitaria ciliaris Poaceae
common names
  Henry's crabgrass
  smooth crabgrass
  tropical crabgrass
  southern crabgrass
  southern crab grass
accepted scientific name
  Digitaria ciliaris (Retz.) Koeler
rules for finding collection records
  Digitaria adscendens (1)
  Digitaria ciliaris (205)
family name
  • Poaceae
Image Author: Heike Vibrans, Weeds of Mexico
Image License: CC BY-NC
Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed All Year
Non-Native. Naturalized.

How Likely at this Location (34%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Digitaria ciliaris   (Retz.) Koeler   (TSN: 40619, Index: 172)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names