Other Names:  Hairy fingergrass

Life Cycle:  Summer annual

Description: Large crabgrass has hairy leaves and roots at the nodes. The leaves may turn red with age. The most common crabgrass species in Kentucky is large crabgrass, but may also find smooth crabgrass (Digitaria ischaemum). 

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Herbicide Options: Response of Pasture Weeds to Herbicides and Mowing - AGR 207