|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Dactyloctenium aegyptium|
|FEATURES:||Growth habit: Decumbent annual grass. Spreading by tillers and rooting at the nodes. Stem:
rounded, glabrous; Leaf: glabrous, except hairs along leaf edge; Collar: Ligule is short, membranous
with fringe of hairs. Inflorescence: 3 to 7 racemes at end of stem often curving to resemble a
|DESCRIPTION:||Common weed in disturbed areas of turfgrass and crop production. Germinates later than crabgrass
spp., typically in May or June. Develops a large tillered plant rapidly after germination.