Dichanthelium portoricense (Desv. ex Hamilton) Hansen & Wunderlin

Natural range: Very widespread, but natural range unclear, throughout Florida

Habitat: Weedy, in varied habitats

Florida status: Native, abundant, one of the most common species in our area

Recognition: The leaf blades sometimes pectinate-ciliate, 2-7 cm X 2.5-8 mm, often with cartilaginous margin, subcordate. Spikelets 1.5–2.6 mm. Lower glume broad, blunt, 0.6-0.8 mm, 1/3 the length of the spikelet, which is pubescent. (Lower glume can be acute in var. patulum, which is very hairy all over.)