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|Ligule of Southern Crabgrass|
This is a ligule of Southern crabgrass. Ligules are used as an taxonomic trait in grass identification.
For more information please refer to the following:
Guidelines for Submitting Digital Plant Images for Identification: Grass Identification (PDF 500K)
Turfgrass Weed ID - Grasses and Sedges
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