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Viper grass

Halbi Name viper-grass-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Viper grass
Scientific name Dinebra retroflexa (Vahl.)
Family Poaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant
Leaves Linear lanceolate, acute at the tip of leaf, sheath-violet coloured with distinct layer at juncture of leaf and sheath. Photo Gallery
Flower viper-grass-2viper-grass-3viper-grass-4
Fruit/ seed
Habitat and distribution Cultivated upland crops
Flowering and fruiting September-November.
Associated with Upland crops
Habit Herb, tufted, annual upto 70 cm tall, profuse tillering
Inflorescence Panicle in spike like stature, alternate, florets in cluster of spikelets. Caryopsis-small, reddish brown in colour

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