Plants of USA and Canada

Digitaria ciliaris (Retz.) Koeler



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Name: Digitaria ciliaris (Retz.) Koeler
Nomencl. ref.: Descr. Gram.: 27 (1802)

Rank: species


Common names

US name U.S. name: southern crabgrass
en English name: tropical finger grass
Spanish name: pata de gallina
French name: digitaire ciliée
Italian name: Sanguinella cigliata

Grown habit: Graminoid
Duration: Annual
 

Synonyms:
= Digitaria adscendens (Kunth) Henr.
= Digitaria sanguinalis (L.) Scop. var. ciliaris (Retz.) Parl.
= Digitaria sanguinalis (L.) Scop. var. marginata (Link) Fernald
= Digitaria sanguinalis (L.) Scop. var. rhachiseta (Henr.) B. Boivin
= Panicum adscendens Kunth
= Panicum ciliare Retz.
= Syntherisma marginata (Link) Nash


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Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Treviso, parcheggio di fronte al nuovo aereoporto Sant'Angelo., TV, Veneto, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Habit at Abandoned runway Eastern Island, Midway Atoll - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Habit at Puhilele Pt Haleakala National Park, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 1: 123.

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Voucher 050405 18 at Alau, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Habitat and cowpie mushroom at Hookipa, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Habit at Mokeehia, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Treviso, parcheggio di fronte al nuovo aereoporto Sant'Angelo., TV, Veneto, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Habit view islet at Waianapanapa, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Treviso, parcheggio di fronte al nuovo aereoporto Sant'Angelo., TV, Veneto, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Treviso, parcheggio di fronte al nuovo aereoporto Sant'Angelo., TV, Veneto, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Hi brac exclosure at Waikapu, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Voucher 050405 35 at Keopuka, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Treviso, parcheggio di fronte al nuovo aereoporto Sant'Angelo., TV, Veneto, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Habit at Mokulua South, Oahu - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Treviso, parcheggio di fronte al nuovo aereoporto Sant'Angelo., TV, Veneto, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Treviso, parcheggio di fronte al nuovo aereoporto Sant'Angelo., TV, Veneto, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Picture modified from Richard Wettstein - Handbuch der Systematischen Botanik (1924) - Permission granted to use under GFDL by Kurt Stueber. Source: www.biolib.de - Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this image under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled 'GNU Free Documentation License'.

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Voucher 060422 12 at Puu Ku, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Treviso, parcheggio di fronte al nuovo aereoporto Sant'Angelo., TV, Veneto, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Digitaria ciliaris
Digitaria ciliaris
Plant at Kahakapao near reservoir, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.


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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

USA (AL, AR, AZ, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA), USA+ (PR, VI)

Distributional map for Digitaria ciliaris (Retz.) Koeler
Map for Digitaria ciliaris (Retz.) Koeler
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Commelinidae
Order: Cyperales
Family: Poaceae


Genus: Digitaria


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