Tropical Crabgrass

Scientific Name - Digitaria bicornis (Lam.) Roem. & Schult. ex Loud.
Family - Gramineae

Annual bending and rooting at lower nodes. Leaf sheaths and blades hairy. Blades usually over 2 inches (6 cm) long. Visible membranous ligule at base of leaf blade. Differs from large and southern crabgrass in that seedhead branches all join stem at same point. Reproduces by seed. Found in the Gulf coastal plain from Texas throughout Florida. Thought to be introduced from the Old World.