Blanket Crabgrass

Scientific Name - Digitaria serotina(Walt.) Michx.
Family - Gramineae

Mat-forming annual with creeping stolons. Flowering stems ascending or erect. Leaves crowded on the creeping stems, blades very short, about 1 inch (2 to 2.5) cm long. Visible membranous ligule at the base of leaf blade. Differs from India Crabgrass in that the sheaths and blades are hairy. Reproduces by seed and stolons. Found in pastures, moist disturbed areas, lawns and low wet places. Found from Pennsylvania south throughout Florida, and west to Texas. Also found in Cuba.