Grass Family : ( Poaceae : Paniceae )
Latin Name : Digitaria sanguinalis
Longevity : Annual
Season : Warm
Origin : Introduced
Wildlife – poor
Livestock – good
Also known as “Hairy crabgrass”, commonly found growing throughout most of Texas. This warm season annual grass is considered a “weedy” grass in lawns, gardens, and fields. It is highly palatable to livestock and is often grown for its forage value.