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Green Foxtail

Halbi Name Kolia lengadi green-foxtail-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Foxtail
Scientific name Setaria viridis
Family Poaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant
Leaves Flat, scabrous adaxially, scabrous to glabrous abaxially, entire. Margins ciliolate at the base, often purplish near the base of the leaf. Sheaths with cilia on the margins, glabrous to scabrous. Ligules of hairs. Photo Gallery
Flower green-foxtail-3green-foxtail-4green-foxtail-2
Fruit/ seed
Habitat and distribution Margins of upland woods, upland stream banks
Flowering and fruiting June - October.
Associated with Kharif flora
Habit Erect, 2.5m tall, erect to spreading at the base, herbaceous, multiple from the base, from fibrous roots, glabrous.
Inflorescence Terminal, Spike-like but actually paniculate with short alternate branches, long, nodding near the apex. Axis of inflorescence-short and long antrorse hairs. Spikelets subtended by 1-3 stiff bristles. Bristles green to purple.

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