Digitaria ciliaris (Retz.) Koeler, Descr. Gramin. 27 1802. (Syn: Asprella digitata Lam. …………………………………; (=) Digitaria adscendens (Kunth) Henrard; (≡) Panicum ciliare Retz. (basionym); (≡) Syntherisma ciliare (Retz.) Schrad.);
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bamboo grass, crabgrass, Henry’s crabgrass, large crabgrass, smooth crabgrass, southern crabgrass, summer grass, tropical crab grass, tropical finger grass;


ID-07042013-PR-2 : Attachments (3). 2 posts by 2 authors.
plants from gujarat

Digitaria ciliaris


6 posts by 3 authors.
06/07/2013 Pune
requesting identification of this plant of family Poaceae with purple inflorescence

It is Digitaria species

this one is Digitaria ciliaris





Hooghly : sk-Oct-18 : grass : Digitaria ciliaris (Retz.) Koeler ? : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (8).
Photographed today (3.10.14), this is around 1 ft high.

Yes it is Digitaria ciliaris.

Agreed with Digitaria ciliaris    





Grass for id, Vasai Fort, Maharashtra, Oct-2015 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)
Please identify this grass found near marshy land, grass blade was 5inches long appx,. height of plant appx 1 ft.

Digitaria ciliaris

need closeup of spikelet. probable Digitaria ciliata

Digitaria ciliaris


Grass for ID : Bangalore : 17AUG20 : AK-05 : 12 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Tiny grass with red leaves seen in Bangalore growing wild.

I observed these colors in Apluda mutica when young, this will grow in sandy soils,

Great observation.
This grass was observed in the play area of a housing complex, where this part of the play area has sand.
I observed this grass only in a small area.
Have taken more pictures, will add them.

Here are some more pictures taken yesterday.
Attachments (3)   

Thank you Ma’am but it’s different from Apluda, could be another one, wait for experts comments or else we need wait for Flowering,

Digitaria sp.,

Digitaria ciliaris


need help with grass id with long racemes: 3 images- 1 high res.
Bhopal; black soil; 7/7/2021

Please check for Cyanodon species

Also post a close up of the spikelet and inflorescence by placing on a black paper or so for better clarity.

Also physically  check for Cyanodon dactylon (Burmuda grass) variety.

Any possibility of Cynodon radiatus Roth ?? Or as usual Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.??

Digitaria ciliaris


Identify the grass?: 2 high res. images.
Grow in outer road side, kota rajasthan
Date- 02072022

Check with Digitaria ciliaris

Digitaria ciliaris




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