Resembles Bothriochloa but does not have a groove in the rame axis.

Dichanthium aristatum (Poir.) C. E. Hubbard

Natural range: Southeastern Asia

Habitat: Open disturbed sites

Florida status: Introduced weed

Recognition: To 100 cm. tall. Inflorescence fingerlike, each finger having spikelets with long awns 13-22 mm. Unlike Bothriochloa, spikelets do not have a conspicuous gland (pit) in the glume.