Digitaria cognata (Schult.) Pilg.
Common Name: FALL WITCH GRASS
Synonym: Leptoloma cognatum

Coefficient of Conservatism: 3
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Grass

Leptoloma cognatum of Michigan Flora.

Dry prairies, old fields, sandy open ground.

The spikelets are narrowly elliptic (unlike most species of Panicum, which genus it somewhat resembles), and often have stripes of silky appressed pubescence.

Locations

Alcona County
Barry County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Charlevoix County
Genesee County
Gogebic County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Manistee County
Mason County
Monroe County
Montcalm County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ontonagon County
Ottawa County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Tuscola County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. April 23, 2014. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2088.