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Itch grass, rice grass (English)

Halbi Name itch-grass-rice-grass-english-2
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Bura
Scientific name Rottboellia cochinchinensis (Lour.) W.D. Clayton
Family Poaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant
Leaves Silicaceous, fragile, irritating hairs covering the leaf sheaths that breaks off on contact with the skin Photo Gallery
Flower itch-grass-rice-grass-english-1itch-grass-rice-grass-english-3itch-grass-rice-grass-english-4
Fruit/ seed
Habitat and distribution Margins of upland woods, upland stream banks
Flowering and fruiting June - October.
Associated with Moist places
Habit Erect, strongly tufted, C4, annual grass, vigorous competitor and for being able to reach a height of up to 4 metre.
Inflorescence The inflorescence is a jointed, cylindrical raceme, 1-6 inch long. Under favorable conditions, itchgrass starts producing seeds 6-7 weeks after emergence. Seed production continues throughout the growing season. Leaf blades are long, wide and flat. Itchg

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