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Spreading hogweed

Halbi Name plant
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Bikshafra, Shanti
Scientific name Boerhavia diffusa Linn.
Family Nyctaginaceae
Season Rainy
Description
Plant Difffused branching herb with elongated, fusiform, tuberose taproot.
Leaves Linear, ovate, oblong or rounded with acute or cordate base in unequel pairs, green, glossy above, silvery white beneath, branches often reddish coloured. Photo Gallery
Flower Corymbose umbels, very small, petals funnel shaped, dark pink or white. seedflower
Fruit/ seed Clavate, blunty five ribbed, very glandular.
Habitat and distribution Sandy tracts, fallow field.
Flowering and fruiting October to January
Associated with Upland flora
Habit
Inflorescence

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