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Devils claw, ice plant, small fruit devils claw

Halbi Name d1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Kakanasika,
Scientific name Martynia annua L.
Family Poaceae
Season
Description
Plant
Leaves Opposite, densely glandular hairy. Photo Gallery
Flower d2
Fruit/ seed Fruit woody with 2 long curved horns, glandular-pubescent, splitting into 2 valves. Seeds-4
Habitat and distribution Naturalized in wastelands along roads and open forests
Flowering and fruiting August to December
Associated with Roadside flora
Habit Erect, widely branched, vicid, densely, glandular-long-hairy, annual herb or slender shrub. Stem fistular, purplish green, sticky.
Inflorescence Large, drooping in short axillary and terminal racemes purple with yellow throat.

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