Dichanthelium ovale (Elliott) Gould & Clark

Natural range: Northeastern U.S. to Mexico

Habitat: Disturbed sites

Florida status: Native, widespread

Recognition: Lower nodes and internodes pubescent, often strigose. Leaf blades 5-10 mm wide, pubescent beneath. (Culms and undersides of leaves glabrous in D. acuminatum and D. dichotomum). Ligule distinctly 2-layered. Spikelets 1.8-2.9 mm.

The lower glume, distinctively, is half the length of the spikelet and sharply acuminate.