Taxon  Report   2730 
Digitaria ischaemum  (Schreber) Muhlenb.
Smooth crabgrass
Digitaria ischaemum
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Digitaria ischaemum
© 2006 Steve Matson
Digitaria ischaemum, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Digitaria ischaemum
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Digitaria
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Digitaria ischaemum var. mississippiensis
PLANTS: Panicum ischaemum
PLANTS: Syntherisma ischaemum
More information about  Digitaria ischaemum
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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