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Water grass

Halbi Name water-grass-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Rats beard
Scientific name Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.)
Family Cyperaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant
Leaves Erect or ascending, very slender, striate and glabrous. Photo Gallery
Flower water-grass-2water-grass-3
Fruit/ seed Pale white, transversely striated, with a button-like tumour at the apex.
Habitat and distribution Rice fields, Watery places
Flowering and fruiting August-November.
Associated with Wetland flora
Habit
Inflorescence Filiform, glabrous, sheathes glabrous except ciliate- throat. Spikelets linear, many-angled in dense glabrous cluster, chestnut-brown coloured. Glume ovate, green, with a small mucronate apex.

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