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Last updated 5/26/2009 by David Giblin.
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.[FNA25, HC, HC2]
goosegrass

Publication: Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 8. 1788.

Origin: Introduced from Africa

selected vouchers: Not at WTU; WS?

Notes: Reported in FNA for WA.

FNA25: "Eleusine indica is a common weed in the warmer regions of the world. In the Flora region, it usually grows in disturbed areas and lawns, and has been found in most states of the contiguous United States."

References:

» Hilu, K. W. 2003. Eleusine Gaertn., p. 109-110, in: Barkworth, M. E., K. M. Capels, S. Long, and M. B. Piep, eds. 2003. Flora of North America North of Mexico. Volume 25 MagnoliophytA: Commelinidae (in part): Poaceae, part 2. Oxford University Press, New York. 783 p.
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