Digitaria ischaemum



Small Crabgrass

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Summer annual
Growth Habit: Bunch type
Propagation: Seed
Ligule: Membranous
Auricles: Absent
Vernation: Rolled
Collar: Broad, prominent and hairy at margins
Root Type: Fibrous
Seedhead Color: Purple



Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Benefin, Bensulide, Dimethenamid-p, Dithiopyr, Ethofumesate, Mesotrione, Metolachlor, Napropamide, Oryzalin, Oxadiazon, Pendimethalin, Prodiamine, Pronamide, Siduron, Simazine
  • Post Emergence: Asulam, Atrazine, Fenoxyprop-ethyl, Fluazifop, Mesotrione, Quinclorac, Sethoxydim, Sulfentrazone, Trifloxysulfuron

Please note: one or more of these active ingredients may exist in combination-type brand name products. Any material used for herbicidal control of any plant may vary in efficacy. Please read the full disclaimer on herbicide usage.