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IGKV WEED SEARCH

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Carrot Grass, Congress grass, Wild carrot weed

Halbi Name carrot-grass-congress-grass-wild-carrot-weed-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Gajar ghas
Scientific name Parthenium hysterophorus
Family Asteraceae
Season Perennial
Description
Plant A fast-maturing annual (or, under certain conditions (a short-lived perennial) with a deep tap root and an erect stem that becomes woody with age and eventually reach a height of 2 m.
Leaves Leaves- pale green, branched and covered with soft fine hairs Photo Gallery
Flower The small white flowers (4 mm across) have five distinct corners and grow on the stem tips. Each flower produces 4-5 black wedgeshaped seeds that are 2 mm long with thin white scales. carrot-grass-congress-grass-wild-carrot-weed-2carrot-grass-congress-grass-wild-carrot-weed-3
Fruit/ seed
Habitat and distribution Every where
Flowering and fruiting August - December
Associated with Waste land flora
Habit
Inflorescence

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