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Hairy Crabgrass - Digitaria sanguinalis

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
tems 30–60 cm, decumbent and rooting at lower nodes; nodes hairy. Leaves: blades 4–7 mm wide; ligules 1–2 mm long, membranous, throat sparsely hairy. Inflorescence of 7 to 10 digitately or almost digitately arranged secund spikes, 8–12 cm long. Spikelets 2.8–3 mm long, narrowly ovate; first glume very short, about 0.3 mm long, the second glume 1–2 mm long, without glandular hairs. Lemmas: fertile lemma narrowly elliptic, light brown at maturity (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Throughout nearly all of N. America except at the extreme northern latitudes (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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