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Pili grass

Halbi Name pili-grass-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Tanglehead
Scientific name Heteropogon contortus (L.) Beauv.
Family Poaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant
Leaves Narrow, long, scabrid at margins. Ligule truncate, ciliate. Photo Gallery
Flower pili-grass-2pili-grass-3
Fruit/ seed
Habitat and distribution Open rocky soil of grassland.
Flowering and fruiting September to November.
Associated with Roadside flora
Habit Perennial tufted grass, root fibrous. Stem erect or ascending.
Inflorescence Shortly pedicellate. Lower involucral glume absent, upper silky hairy. Caryopsis oblong, smooth.

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