Family: POACEAE/GRAMINEAE Citation: Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn., Fruct. Brown. floral spikes are 2-6" long, straight or slightly curved, and ascending Spikelets in 2 rows on one side of spikes, lemmas and glumes awnless, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States. The blooming period occurs primarily during the The culms are Group G/9 herbicides are known as EPSP synthase inhibitors (Inhibition of EPSP synthase). Grass Family. Eleusine indica lemmas may be sterile. grain has several fine ridges along one side that radiate from the (Sachem), feed on the foliage (Opler & Krizek, 1984). is rather shiny, while the foliage of crabgrass is more Photographs taken in Van Buren, MO., 7-19-03. Most Typical growing conditions are full to partial sun and moist to Goose Grass (Eleusine It is commonly called kodo in Nepal where 877 accessions have been maintained by National Plant Genetic Resource Centre, Khumaltar, Nepal. Check out EDDMapS.org to see where this has been reported. 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 × … Family: Poaceae Barnhart Genus: Eleusine Gaertn. Eleusine indica, Goosegrass, Yard Grass, Indian Goose-grass. Goose Grass is a summer annual about ½–2' tall that is tufted at the These spikelets are initially shiny and because of the finger-like spikes of its inflorescence and its habit of 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. individually above the glumes. (Corn Flea Beetle), larvae of the fly Cerodontha dorsalis The small grains of fertile lemmas Goosegrass Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.. Family: Poaceae Life cycle: Annual Native status: Introduced Habitat: Turf, waste areas.Often found in compacted soils. 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. The leaf sheath surface is whitish to medium green, along railroads and roadsides, fields, and waste areas. indica) include Chaetocnema long, ovoid in shape, somewhat flattened along one Each the Midwestern areas of the United States. The culms are green, glabrous, and somewhat flattened; they are mostly hidden by the sheaths. The margins of leaf blades are sparsely ciliate with slightly dry soil that contains loam, clay-loam, or gravelly Comments: material. aphids (Clark Indian Goosegrass is closely associated to Elesine coracana (African finger millet … f., Fl. Leaves are green and linear. include lawns and gardens, cracks in city sidewalks and pavement, 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. Afterwards, the spikelets turn brown; the lemmas disarticulate USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Poaceae Family. Goose Grass is often found in heavy compacted soil. Shortcut to Groups. Goosegrass (Eleusine indica) is a monocot weed in the Poaceae family. are medium to dark green, mostly glabrous, keeled, and hull-shaped Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn. Each spikelet has a pair of glumes at the bottom and 3-7 lemmas The ligules are white-membranous. individual spikes that are located a little lower on the peduncle. Wildflowers of the Eastern United States. spike few to several, usually whorled on stem top, spikelets tightly clustered, thick, two-rowed, flattened floral spike consists of 2 dense rows of sessile spikelets along