Calflora
Taxon  Report   9861    
Digitaria ciliaris  (Retz.) Koel.
Southern crabgrass
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Digitaria ciliaris, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Digitaria
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Digitaria adscendens
PLANTS: Digitaria sanguinalis var. ciliaris
PLANTS: Digitaria sanguinalis var. marginata
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More information about  Digitaria ciliaris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (DICI)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 13, 2018).

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