EPPO Global Database

Digitaria violascens(DIGVI)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DIGVI
  • Preferred name: Digitaria violascens
  • Authority: Link


Tropîcal Asia and Pacific. Introduced as a weed into North and Central America, and more recently into southern Europe

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Digitaria digitata Büse
Digitaria ischaemum var. violascens (Link) Radford

Common names
Name Language
purpe-fruited fingergrass English
violet crabgrass English (US)
violette Fingerhirse German
akimehishiba Japanese
アキメヒシバ Japanese
zǐ mǎ táng Chinese
紫马唐 Chinese