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IGKV WEED SEARCH

Weed Search Facility for students and scientists

Bristly starber, goathead, singshot weed

Halbi Name plant
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Gokharu
Scientific name Acanthospermum hispidum. DC
Family Asteraceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant It is annual with dichotomous branching. Stems are densely covered with hairs which are stiff and bristly or soft and flexible.
Leaves Leaves are sessile, opposite, oval to triangular- ovate with a base that narrow rapidly to stem up to 11.5 cm long, margin irregular teeth. Photo Gallery
Flower Flower head has 5-9 ray flower pale yellow. seedflowerplant
Fruit/ seed Light textured soil as well as heavy soils.
Habitat and distribution Waste lands
Flowering and fruiting July to November
Associated with Kharif crops
Habit
Inflorescence

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