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Wild foxtail

Halbi Name Kolia lengadi wild-foxtail-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Setaria
Scientific name Setaria pumila (Poir.) Schult
Family Poaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant
Leaves Linear lanceolate, tapering to a fine point. Photo Gallery
Flower wild-foxtail-2wild-foxtail-3wild-foxtail-4
Fruit/ seed
Habitat and distribution Upland rice fields
Flowering and fruiting September-December
Associated with Upland flora
Habit Loosely tufted annual upto 50 cm tall. Culms are simple or branching from the base
Inflorescence Panicle spiciform cylindrical, the rachis tomentellus, bristle slender, commonly fulvus. Spikelets ovate. Both glumes are tioo thisus the length of the spikelet, lower flower glume male or sterile. S. pumila has C4 metabolism.

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