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East Indian globe thistle

Halbi Name 3
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Gorakh mundi
Scientific name Sphaeranthus indicus Linn.
Family Asteraceae
Season Rabi
Description
Plant Heavier branched, annual herb, 30 cm height, stem and branches cylindric with toothed, wings, grandular, hairy.
Leaves Alternate, sub-sessile, oblong Photo Gallery
Flower Compound head globose, ovoid, peduncles with toothed wings, heterogamous, purplish pink, outer florets femae and inner besexual. 21
Fruit/ seed Achene, glabrous, stalked
Habitat and distribution Wet places
Flowering and fruiting January to March
Associated with Rabi
Habit
Inflorescence

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