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southern crabgrass

Digitaria ciliaris

Weed Characteristics

Other Names: fingergrass, Henry's crabgrass, kukaepua'a, saulangi, smooth crabgrass, tropical crabgrass, Southern crab grass

Leaf Type: Grassy

Flowers: Pale grey or slightly purple

A low, spreading grass that forms a mat at the base but can grow up to 3 ft. tall. Stems typically develop roots at leaf nodes. Leaf blades and stems are covered with soft hairs. Seedheads are stiff.

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