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Digitaria serotina (Walt.) Michx.
Blanket crabgrass, Dwarf crabgrass

Digitaria serotina
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and southeastern United States and Cuba.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Assumed to be Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Synonyms: Syntherisma serotinum.

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Digitaria serotina has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Cross Key Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native

Digitaria serotina has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Palm Beach County Native

Digitaria serotina has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland
Mesic Flatwoods

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Digitaria serotina
Copyright by: Shirley Denton