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Digitaria bicornis (Lamarck) Roemer & J.A. Schultes. Phen: Jan-Dec. Hab: Sandy fields, lawns, roadsides, disturbed places. Dist: Webster (1980) believed that this species is likely to occur in VA and MD, as well.

Origin/Endemic status: Pantropics

Other Comments: Whether or not it is introduced is unclear; it is now widely distributed in the tropics and subtropics worldwide.

Synonymy: = Bah, ETx1, FlGr, FNA25, K1, K3, K4, WH3, Webster (1987); = n/a – RAB; = Syntherisma barbatum (Willd.) Nash – S13; > Digitaria diversiflora Swallen – Tx

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: UPL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: UPL
  • Great Plains: FACU
  • Midwest: FACU

Heliophily ?: 9

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