Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Digitaria
Family: Poaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Grass & Restios
Group : Plant

SPECIES
sanguinalis
NOTES

An annual grass to 60 cm which is often branched and roots at the lower nodes. Leaf blade 10 mm wide, hairy, flattened and thin. Ligule a membrane. A weed in gardens and fields worldwide. Origin Europe.


AUTHORITY
(L.) Scop.
Sub Author
Conservation
Exotic
Habit
Tufted grass
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: 3-12 racemes arranged digitately or semidigitately on the primary axis. Spikelets in pairs, one pedicellate the other sessile
Colour: Green
Common Name
Crab finger grass
Manna
Wild millet
Kruisvingergras
Kopersaadgras
Kruisgras
Exotic
Habitat
NOTES: Found mainly in disturbed areas along the roadside in the Woodlands area
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Medicinal use
Unspecified medicinal use
Animal treatments
Unspecified use
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic principles
Months
November
December
January
February
March
April
May
Synonyms for Species
Asperella digitaria
Cynodon praecox
Dactilon sanguinale
Digitaria vulgaris
Panicum sanguinale
Panicum sanguineum
Paspalum sanguinale
Syntherisma sanguinale
Syntherisma sanguinalis



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