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Common Name: Southern Crab Grass
Digitaria ciliaris is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.60 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Cosmopolitan in warmer areas of the world.
Waste ground and cultivated fields all over Japan[
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though it is likely to succeed oudoors as a spring-sown annual[
A polymorphic species[
One report says the plant is edible but does not specify which part[