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Prostrate Gomphrena, Prostrate Globe Amaranth,

Halbi Name
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Bachelor's button
Scientific name Gomphrena serrata, Gomphrena celosioides or decumbens
Family
Season
Description
Plant Prostrate Globe Amaranth is a perennial or annual herb, 10-100 cm long, with fibrous roots. Stems prostrate or bending. Green, obovate to oblong,
Leaves Stalkless leaves are 1.5-7.5 ? 0.5-2.5 cm, apex rounded or obtuse. Photo Gallery
Flower Inflorescences are white flower-heads tinged with pink or red, spherical to short-cylindric, 1-1.3 cm across. Bracts have toothed crests. Flowers
Fruit/ seed Seeds 1.2 mm, flowering year-round. Found wild in lawns, roadsides, sandy open areas.
Habitat and distribution Wateland, Play ground
Flowering and fruiting May - September
Associated with Wateland flora
Habit
Inflorescence

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