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Taxon: Digitaria ischaemum (Schreb.) Schreb. ex Muhl.

Genus: Digitaria
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 14029
Place of publication: Descr. gram. 131. 1817
Comment: the specific epithet is a noun and retains its own gender and termination irrespective of the gender of the generic name (Melbourne ICN Art. 23.5)
Name verified on: 17-Oct-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
NV°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • small crabgrass   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • smooth crabgrass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • smooth finger grass   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • smooth summer grass   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • kahle Fingerhirse   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
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Economic importance:

  • Animal food: forage   (fide Grass BCIP)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran; Turkey [n.e.]
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Uzbekistan
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Far East
    China: China - Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Xizang
    Eastern Asia: Japan [n.]
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan [n.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Norway
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part [s.]; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Italy; Romania; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales [e.], South Australia [s.e.], Victoria
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    Mexico
    United States
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Hispaniola; Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands (U.S.) - St. Croix
    Southern South America: Chile

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Digitaria ischaemum (Schreb.) Schreb. ex Muhl.:


Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?14029 (29 November 2014)

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