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Corn spurrey

Halbi Name corn-spurrey-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Satgathia
Scientific name Spergula vulgaris Boenn., Spergula arvensis subsp. vulgaris (Boenn.) O. Schw
Family Caryophyllaceae
Season Rabi
Description
Plant Annual, glabrous, deffused plant. Oily-feeling weed with short taproot and creeping ramified growth. Stems - erect or ascending in groups or prostrate, jointly articulated, up to 40 cm high or long.
Leaves Leaves spreading in pseudowhoorls, fleshy, linear-subulate. Photo Gallery
Flower Flower - five white petals and calyx with separate sepals, in terminal, umbellate-like inflorescence. Boll - wide ovate, opens with 5 folds or not open. corn-spurrey-2corn-spurrey-3
Fruit/ seed Casules ovoid, exceeding the calyx, 6 valved. Seeds redish brown. Seeds-black, with narrow brownish margin.
Habitat and distribution Moist places
Flowering and fruiting October - April
Associated with Cultivated field, fallow lands
Habit
Inflorescence

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