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White swollen finger grass

Halbi Name white-swollen-finger-grass-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Rhodes grass
Scientific name Chloris virgata SW.
Family Poaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant
Leaves Linear, tapering to a fine point with widen lamina Photo Gallery
Flower white-swollen-finger-grass-2white-swollen-finger-grass-3white-swollen-finger-grass-4
Fruit/ seed
Habitat and distribution Fallow and cultivated land.
Flowering and fruiting July-October
Associated with Kharif crops
Habit Erect, tufted, leafy, grass with creeping stem, rooting below. Stems flattened.
Inflorescence Narrowly linear. Spike 6-15, closely crowded. Spiklets 2- rowed, with 4 glumes.Upper involucret glune awned. Lower, floral glume bifid at the apex. Caryopris polished, trigonous.

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