Taxon profile


Hairy Finger-grass
Digitaria sanguinalis (L.) Scop.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Poaceae »  genus Digitaria - crabgrass

Scientific synonyms

Panicum sanguinale L.
Syntherisma sanguinalis (L.) Dulac

Other names

= Hairy Crab Grass
= Hairy Crabgrass
= Large Crabgrass
= Purple Crabgrass


Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Czech Republic, Asia: Israel

* List of countries might not be complete

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

varietas Digitaria sanguinalis var. pectiniformis (Henrard) Tuyama - Southern Crabgrass

Digitaria sanguinalis var. pectiniformis - 000000000111

Links and literature

Otto, R., Scholz, H. & Scholz, S.(2008): Supplements to the flora of the Canary Islands, Spain: Poaceae. pages 491-496. [as Digitaria sanguinalis]
CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Digitaria sanguinalis (L.) Scop.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Digitaria sanguinalis (L.) Scop.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Digitaria_sanguinalis_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Digitaria sanguinalis (L.) Scop.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Digitaria sanguinalis]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Digitaria sanguinalis (L.) Scop.]
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Digitaria sanguinalis (L.) Scop.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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