Digitaria ciliaris

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusDigitaria
SpeciesDigitaria ciliaris (Retz.) Koeler
Common Namesouthern crabgrass
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 0.4
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Digitaria adscendens Digitaria adscendens (Kunth) Henr.
Digitaria adscendens subsp. adscendens Digitaria adscendens subsp. adscendens (Kunth) Henrard
Digitaria adscendens subsp. marginata Digitaria adscendens subsp. marginata (Link) Henrard
Digitaria adscendens var. adscendens Digitaria adscendens var. adscendens (Kunth) Henrard
Digitaria adscendens var. criniformis Digitaria adscendens var. criniformis Henrard
Digitaria adscendens var. fimbriata Digitaria adscendens var. fimbriata (Link) Cufod.
Digitaria brevifolia Digitaria brevifolia Link
Digitaria ciliaris subsp. marginata Digitaria ciliaris subsp. marginata (Link) S.K. Jain & Doli Das
Digitaria ciliaris var. criniformis Digitaria ciliaris var. criniformis (Henrard) R.B. Majumdar
Digitaria ciliaris var. fimbriata Digitaria ciliaris var. fimbriata (Link) S.K. Jain & Doli Das
Digitaria fimbriata Digitaria fimbriata Link
Digitaria henryi Digitaria henryi Rendle
Digitaria inaequale Digitaria inaequale (Link) Spreng.
Digitaria marginata Digitaria marginata Link
Digitaria marginata var. ciliaris Digitaria marginata var. ciliaris (Retz.) Hook. f. ex Ridl.
Digitaria marginata var. fimbriata Digitaria marginata var. fimbriata (Link) Stapf
Digitaria sanguinalis f. ciliaris Digitaria sanguinalis f. ciliaris (Retz.) Hook. f. ex Haines
Digitaria sanguinalis subsp. ciliaris Digitaria sanguinalis subsp. ciliaris (Retz.) Arcang.
Digitaria sanguinalis var. ciliaris Digitaria sanguinalis var. ciliaris (Retz.) Parl.
Digitaria sanguinalis var. fimbriata Digitaria sanguinalis var. fimbriata (Link) Stapf ex Merr.
Digitaria sanguinalis var. marginata Digitaria sanguinalis var. marginata (Link) Fern.
Digitaria sanguinalis var. rhachiseta Digitaria sanguinalis var. rhachiseta (Henr.) Boivin
Digitaria tarapacana Digitaria tarapacana Phil.
Milium ciliare Milium ciliare (Retz.) Moench
Milium ciliatum Milium ciliatum Muhl.
Panicum adscendens Panicum adscendens Kunth
Panicum aegyptiacum var. blepharanthum Panicum aegyptiacum var. blepharanthum (Hack. ex T. Durand & Schinz) Chiov.
Panicum brachyphyllum Panicum brachyphyllum Steud.
Panicum ciliare Panicum ciliare Retz.
Panicum fimbriatum Panicum fimbriatum (Link) J. Presl
Panicum henryi Panicum henryi (Rendle) Makino & Nemoto
Panicum linkianum Panicum linkianum Kunth
Panicum marginellum Panicum marginellum Schrad.
Panicum sanguinale subsp. marginatum Panicum sanguinale subsp. marginatum (Link) Thell.
Panicum sanguinale var. blepharanthum Panicum sanguinale var. blepharanthum Hack. ex T. Durand & Schinz
Panicum sanguinale var. ciliare Panicum sanguinale var. ciliare (Retz.) St.-Amans
Panicum sanguinale var. fimbriatum Panicum sanguinale var. fimbriatum (Link) Usteri
Paspalum ciliare Paspalum ciliare (Retz.) DC.
Paspalum inaequale Paspalum inaequale Link
Paspalum sanguinale var. ciliare Paspalum sanguinale var. ciliare (Retz.) Hook. f.
Sanguinaria ciliaris Sanguinaria ciliaris (Retz.) Bubani
Spartina pubera Spartina pubera Hassk.
Syntherisma ciliaris Syntherisma ciliaris (Retz.) Schrad.
Syntherisma fimbriata Syntherisma fimbriata (Link) Nash
Syntherisma henryi Syntherisma henryi (Rendle) Honda
Syntherisma marginata Syntherisma marginata (Link) Nash
Syntherisma marginatum Syntherisma marginatum (Link) Nash
Syntherisma sanguinalis subsp. ciliaris Syntherisma sanguinalis subsp. ciliaris (Retz.) Masam. & Yanagih.
Syntherisma sanguinalis var. ciliaris Syntherisma sanguinalis var. ciliaris (Retz.) Honda

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bell (KY), Cumberland (KY), Franklin (KY), Larue (KY), Lewis (KY), Lyon (KY), Madison (KY), Mercer (KY), Monroe (KY), Powell (KY), Trigg (KY), Trimble (KY), Wolfe (KY), Blount (TN), Cumberland (TN), DeKalb (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Henry (TN), Macon (TN), Madison (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Tipton (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1988 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Wolfe Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21961
EKY
Digitaria ciliaris
31234100776473 Wolfe Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21961
EKY
Digitaria ciliaris
31234100135720 Powell Kentucky 11 Aug 2000 Timothy J. Weckman
6038
EKY
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA005997 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA006006 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA006007 Monroe Kentucky
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA006005 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA005999 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA006010 DeKalb Tennessee
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA006008 Powell Kentucky
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA006000 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA006002 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA006009 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
TENN-V-0018391 Tennessee
TENN
Digitaria ciliaris
TENN-V-0018384 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Digitaria ciliaris
N/A Wolfe Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21961
EKY
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA005995 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA005996 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA006004 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA006003 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA006001 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
BEREA005998 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Digitaria ciliaris
TENN-V-0018385 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Digitaria ciliaris
TENN-V-0018386 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Digitaria ciliaris
TENN-V-0018388 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Digitaria ciliaris
UCHT001858 Sequatchie Tennessee 30 Aug 2007 John R. Evans
206
UCHT
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0033359 Cumberland Kentucky
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0079855 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0100323 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0033312 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0033311 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0033355 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0095888 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0055038 Madison Tennessee
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0071883 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0033356 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0116968 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0050743 Larue Kentucky 21 Aug 1993 Landon McKinney
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0064097 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0033381 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0033310 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0033314 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0058935 Macon Tennessee
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0102524 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
UOS07890 Franklin Tennessee 14 Sep 2006 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Digitaria ciliaris
TENN-V-0018392 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Digitaria ciliaris
TENN-V-0018387 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Digitaria ciliaris
TENN-V-0018390 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Digitaria ciliaris
TENN-V-0018383 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Digitaria ciliaris
TENN-V-0018389 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Digitaria ciliaris
UCHT001859 Hamilton Tennessee 09 Aug 2007 S. Huskins
1207
UCHT
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0033368 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0069693 Mercer Kentucky
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0095886 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0033358 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0033315 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0033390 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
APSC0033369 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Digitaria ciliaris
TENN-V-0245288 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Digitaria ciliaris
UOS07889 Franklin Tennessee 01 Aug 2012 Mary P Priestley
UOS
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177380 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177446 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177440 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177442 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177443 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177441 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177449 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177448 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
UOS07888 Franklin Tennessee 18 Aug 2005 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177383 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177385 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177436 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177444 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177439 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177879 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177379 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177438 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
BRIT177447 Tennessee
VDB
Digitaria ciliaris
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Digitaria ciliaris - Dwayne Estes
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Digitaria ciliaris - Dwayne Estes
Digitaria ciliaris - Dwayne Estes
Digitaria ciliaris - Dwayne Estes
Digitaria ciliaris - Dwayne Estes
Digitaria ciliaris - Dwayne Estes
Digitaria ciliaris - Dwayne Estes