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Five Leaved Carpetweed, Mollugo

Halbi Name
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Jharasi
Scientific name Mollugo pentaphylla L., Mollugo stricta
Family
Season Kharif
Description
Plant An annual weed in cultivated areas. Stem, less than a foot tall, and branches are slender and hairless..
Leaves The leaves are 1.5-3 cm in length, 3-5 mm in width, whorled or opposite, usually linear lancelike, and narrowed at both ends. Photo Gallery
Flower The flowers are borne in compound cymes, with very slender and very short stalks. The sepals are 1.5-2 mm long. The capsule is as long as the sepals, and nearly spherical,
Fruit/ seed Seeds - dark chestnut, thin-walled, and covered with raised tubercular points.
Habitat and distribution Open grasslands, at low and medium altitudes
Flowering and fruiting September-October
Associated with Field crops, edge of forets
Habit
Inflorescence

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