The leaf blades are up to 10" long and 8 mm. Starr-170626-9958-Eleusine indica-with Forest and Laysan Albatross chicks in old concrete structure-Near Sea Plane Hangar Sand Island-Midway Atoll (36288556102).jpg 4,608 × … scant ground vegetation. Chase). Want help getting started? they are somewhat flattened (elliptic in cross-section) and Poaceae (Grass Family) seedlings young plants large, mature plant plants showing silvery or lighter-colored stem bases at center of plant inflorescences inflorescence detail flattened stem bases and whitish collar region Cultivation: US Code: ELIN3. It is a small annual grass which is distributed all over warmer areas to about 50 degrees latitude. "There are two ways to live, one is as if nothing is a miracle. Each Eleusine indica NC State University and N.C. A&T State University work in tandem, along with federal, state and local governments, to form a strategic partnership called N.C. indica) include Chaetocnema because of the finger-like spikes of its inflorescence and its habit of Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and as a medicine. The ligule is … There are only about 9 species in this genus. The root system is fibrous. The blooming period occurs primarily during the The ligules are white-membranous. It is commonly called kodo in Nepal where 877 accessions have been maintained by National Plant Genetic Resource Centre, Khumaltar, Nepal. et al., 2004; Needham et al., 1928; Blackman & Eastop, 2013). The Atlas of Florida Plants provides a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state and taxonomic information. The other is as if everything is." of its C4 metabolism, this grass is able to tolerate hot weather and spike few to several, usually whorled on stem top, spikelets tightly clustered, thick, two-rowed, flattened Geographic subdivisions for Eleusine indica: GV, SnFrB, SCo, SnGb : MAP CONTROLS 1. Gulma ini dapat tumbuh dengan baik pada tanah yang lembab atau tidak terlalu kering dan terbuka atau sedikit ternaungi. Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria. floral spike consists of 2 dense rows of sessile spikelets along There are only about 9 species in this genus. Spikelets in 2 rows on one side of spikes, lemmas and glumes awnless, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States. along railroads and roadsides, fields, and waste areas. One collection from Dawson County, but reported to be sporadic throughout MT (Lavin in Lesica 2012.Manual of … cornicola (White-banded Dogwood Aphid), and Hysteroneura setariae The culms are E. indica can be found in tropical and warm regions nearly worldwide. In New York, find the latest label information at the New York Department of Environmental Conservation’s Bureau of Pest Management - Information Portal. The leaves are folded in the bud. longitudinally veined, and mostly glabrous. Cooperative Extension, which staffs local offices in all 100 counties and with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. In some areas, it might intrusive areas. Less often, Pres. It is also used in the treatment of liver complaints. Immature spikelets are light Grass 1789; Hook. Eleusine indica merupakan tumbuhan gulma berumpun tergolong ke dalam famili Poaceae. The small grains of fertile lemmas Goosegrass, Yard Grass, Indian Goose-grass. Identify. Always follow label directions. Grass Family: Poaceae Goosegrass (Eleusine indica) Click on images to enlarge . 1983). particularly near their apices. Associations: carefully, will be found to have multiple overlapping lemmas (typically This grass The spikelets of Goose Grass, if they are examined f., Fl. The foliage of Goose Grass Eleusine indica, Goosegrass, Yard Grass, Indian Goose-grass. summer, although some plants may bloom during early autumn. The florets of fertile lemmas are perfect; some upper Herb: Wire Grass Latin name: Eleusine indica Synonyms: Cynosurus indicus Family: Gramineae (Grass Family) Medicinal use of Wire Grass: The whole plant, but especially the root, is sudorific and febrifuge. The margins of leaf blades are sparsely ciliate with the state (see Distribution The finger-like spikes of Madras 1839(1273). The genus Eleusine comprises about 9 species and East Africa is considered its centre of … Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn. indica) superficially resembles one of the crabgrasses (Digitaria Though crowsfoot grass (Eleusine indica) is primarily regarded as a weed of agricultural areas and habitation, it is also seen as an environmental weed in parts of Queensland and New South Wales. appressed together. Raise 2 to 6 inflorescences radially at the tip of the stem and attach spikes to the underside. Location: Photographs taken in Van Buren, MO., 7-19-03. (Grass Sheath Miner), Anoecia The website also provides access to a database and images of herbarium specimens found at the University of South Florida and other herbaria. Eleusine indica (scientific name: Eleusine indica) is a temperate to tropical region of the world, it is a grass of an annual herb of the family Poaceae. A coarse tough tufted annual, the last to disappear in well-used footpaths, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States. ill-effects. peduncle). Goosegrass is a warm season summer annual grassy weed that predominates in exposed, trafficked conditions. Learn more about Goosegrass from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina. to widely spreading (relative to the orientation of the individual spikes that are located a little lower on the peduncle. Get Help. Category: Whole plant Eleusine indica - inflorescence Eleusine indica Range & Habitat: the Midwestern areas of the United States. Description. Scientific Name: Eleusine indica. The website also provides access to a database and images of plants photos and herbarium specimens found at … keeled, and thin-textured. The lemmas are 2-3.5 in Map). Leaves are green and linear. India 7: 293. lemmas may be sterile. Goose Grass is common in most areas of Illinois, although it is green, glabrous, and somewhat flattened; they are mostly hidden by 1896; Gamble, Fl. Grass family (Poaceae). help to spread the seeds to new locations (Rodriguez et al. The lower glume is 1.5-2.5 mm. Control. Each length; the lower lemmas in a spikelet tend to be larger in size than Most of the leaves are located toward the base of the culms. Dapat tumbuh dengan baik pada ketinggian 0-1600 m dpl. Family: POACEAE/GRAMINEAE Citation: Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn., Fruct. culm produces a whorl of 2-8 floral spikes The New York Flora Atlas is a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state, as well as information on plant habitats, associated ecological communities, and taxonomy. Description: and flattened along its exposed side. crabgrass has only a pair of lemmas. include lawns and gardens, cracks in city sidewalks and pavement, Identify a weed; List of all weeds; Key to weeds in turf; Goosegrass, also called wiregrass, is an annual summer grass and occasionally, a perennial. spp.) ; This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World. the upper lemmas. Click the thumbnails to see larger pictures. Both glumes and lemmas are elliptic or lanceolate, It is a typical weed of disturbed urban areas. 1950    pnd_elin3_002_lvd, USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_elin3_008_lvd. The culms are green, glabrous, and somewhat flattened; they are mostly hidden by the sheaths. Introduced throughout much of the southern portion of North America. one side of its rachis (central stalk); the rachis is green, glabrous, Because the seeds are able to pass through the digestive 3-7 lemmas per spikelet). Mammalian herbivores can eat this grass in limited amounts without Leaf blades to 2dm long, glabrous or sparsely pilose above, glabrous beneath, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas. In contrast, each spikelet of in length. Eleusine indica showed the highest pancreatic lipase inhibitory activity of 31.36%, with no significant difference between its methanol extract and the standard drug Orlistat. Indian Goosegrass also known as Eleusine indica, is a grass species of family Poaceae. In Italy this weed first evolved resistance to Group G/9 herbicides in 2019 and infests Nurseries. usually green or reddish green and less shiny. Goose Grass is often found in heavy compacted soil. in length, it tends to be more common in areas with warm climates. across; they Goosegrass grows in a clump with the base of the leaves being distinctively white to silver in color. In addition, users can learn about the location of vouchered specimens and see images to get a better visual for each plant. above. Birds apparently make little use of the seeds, at least in 1913    pnd_elin3_001_lvd, USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. It grows naturally in the field during the summer and autumn. Family. insect feeders of Goose Grass (Eleusine Each From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Eleusine coracana, or finger millet, is an annual herbaceous plant widely grown as a cereal crop in the arid and semiarid areas in Africa and Asia. The caterpillars of a skipper, Atalopedes campestris aphids (Clark It is hardy to zone (UK) 9. Check out EDDMapS.org to see where this has been reported. Because Goose Grass is found in very degraded floodplain areas where there is apparently less common or absent in rural areas in the northern half of The This species generally invades disturbed habitats in natural areas and the margins of conservation areas. long, ovoid in shape, somewhat flattened along one A crack in a city sidewalk in Urbana, Illinois. Other Group G/9 herbicides are known as EPSP synthase inhibitors (Inhibition of EPSP synthase). The leaf sheath surface is whitish to medium green, America from Eurasia and Weed Family: Poaceae. the sheaths. Goosegrass (Eleusine indica), also referred to as “silver crabgrass” or “wiregrass,” is a problematic annual grassy weed found in many turfgrass areas throughout Tennessee. Goosegrass thrives in compacted, poorly drained soils; consequently, it is commonly found … are 1.0–1.5 mm. The Alabama Plant Atlas is a source of data for the distribution of plants within the state as well as taxonomic, conservation, invasive, and wetland information for each species. Grass Family. Goose Grass (Eleusine slightly dry soil that contains loam, clay-loam, or gravelly This grass was accidentally introduced into North Eleusine indica L. Gaertn also known as wire grass belonging to family poaceae. crabgrass are more narrow than those of Goose Grass, and they are Most (Rusty Plum Aphid); this grass is the summer host of the latter two green, but they become silvery white to silvery red during the blooming Poaceae Family. of the leaves are located toward the base of the culms. leaf sheaths are somewhat ciliate with long crooked hairs, tracts of cattle and horses while remaining viable, such herbivores Indian Goosegrass is closely associated to Elesine coracana (African finger millet … It is in flower from July to August, and the seeds ripen from August to October. Other System Links Plants: ELIN3 Bayer: ELEIN GRIN: 14997 ITIS: 41692 NPDN Pest: PCABIBA NPDN Host: 36303 growth, but it is actually quite different. General description: Prostrate growth habit in closely mown turf, in other areas can be upright.Leaves folded in bud resulting in flat stems. overlapping. denticulata (Toothed Flea Beetle), Chaetocnema pulicaria The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and is pollinated by Wind. Each spikelet has a pair of glumes at the bottom and 3-7 lemmas material. Goosegrass (Eleusine indica) is a monocot weed in the Poaceae family. are medium to dark green, mostly glabrous, keeled, and hull-shaped side, dark brown, and rough-textured. dull-colored. You can change the display of the base map and layers by clicking on the layer control box in the upper right-hand corner. Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12): Eleusine indica   FAMILY Poaceae, SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE: Eleusine indica   FAMILY Poaceae, SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-53-001: Eleusine indica   FAMILY Poaceae, SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950) Eleusine indica, COMMON NAME: Goosegrass, Yard Grass, Indian Goose-grass, Look for it in lawns, roadsides, gardens, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora, Non-native: Old World Documented growing wild in GA NC SC. In India, E. indica is a principal weed infesting cultivated soils of upland rice and cotton and vegetable farming’s. Except for non-irrigated desert regions, it is found throughout California to about 660 feet (200 m). — Albert Einstein, Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950), Manual of the Grasses of the United States. individually above the glumes. margins of building foundations, vacant lots, construction sites, areas base, sending up multiple ascending culms with alternate leaves. spreads by reseeding itself. The lemmas are arranged in 2 overlapping ranks that are silvery, but they later turn brown. NameThatPlant.net currently features 3823 plants and 23,997 images. Habitats at their tips. Goosegrass Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.. Family: Poaceae Life cycle: Annual Native status: Introduced Habitat: Turf, waste areas.Often found in compacted soils. while the upper glume is 2-3 mm. A. TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book! Eleusine indica. long crooked hairs. Shortcut to Groups. 1: 8. Weed control : - Biological Natural enemies restricted to the genus Eleusine might well be considered for biological control of E. indica except in India or other regions where finger millet (E. coracana) is an important cereal. Goosegrass germinates about two weeks later than smooth crabgrass. Typical growing conditions are full to partial sun and moist to Poaceae (grass family) This Genus’s Species in New England: Eleusine indica; Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key. grain has several fine ridges along one side that radiate from the Fo… If you're not sure what to do from here, take a look at this Help page for instructions. WSSA code: ELEIN. Brit. This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as: LEAVES: Simple Low alternate, 2-ranked, FLOWER: Summer/Fall Inflorescence composed of digitately arranged spikes. (Corn Flea Beetle), larvae of the fly Cerodontha dorsalis Brown. center toward its margins. period. Comments: These spikelets are initially shiny and For many plants, the website displays maps showing physiographic provinces within the Carolinas and Georgia where the plant has been documented. floral spikes are 2-6" long, straight or slightly curved, and ascending Family: Poaceae Barnhart Genus: Eleusine Gaertn. at the apex of a long peduncle (basal stalk); there are often 1-2 Faunal The leaf sheaths wrap loosely around the culms and original illustration from Flora Zambesiaca Filed as Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn. Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn. Eleusine indica Grass family (Poaceae) Description: Goose Grass is a summer annual about ½–2' tall that is tufted at the base, sending up multiple ascending culms with alternate leaves. Photographic Eleusine indica - whole plant. is rather shiny, while the foliage of crabgrass is more Subject: Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn. 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