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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Digitaria bicornis (Lam.) Roem. & Schult.
Asia crabgrass

Digitaria bicornis
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Old World; widely naturalized elsewhere.

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Sparingly naturalized throughout the Florida Keys.

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Digitaria bicornis has been reported from the following 5 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
National Key Deer Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized




Digitaria bicornis has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Digitaria bicornis
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Digitaria bicornis
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Digitaria bicornis
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Digitaria bicornis
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.