Digitaria ischaemum


Common Names: Smooth crabgrass, small crabgrass
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Grasses

It is native to Europe and Asia, but it is known throughout much of the warm temperate world as an introduced species. It is an annual grass producing an inflorescence with two or more narrow branches lined with tiny spikelets.

Found growing as a weed grass in lawns, roadsides, and gardens.

Primary Flower Color: Green
Secondary Flower Color: Green
 
Edible Notes: It is reported that the seeds may be edible and ground into flour but not much information is available. There is a report that the leaves might be cyanogenic. Not recommended at this time.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
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