Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn. subsp. indica 
(Eleusine indica)
Indian goosegrass, ox grass, crabgrass, crow's foot grass, goose grass, landgrass, rapoko grass, wire grass, yard grass
Disturbed areas, Minor problem species
Origin: Africa
Growth Form: Graminoid
Plant Description: Tufted annual grass, up to 0.6 m tall, with a very strong and well developed root system. Inflorescence of 2 to 10 one-sided spikes arranged digitately or subdigitately. Spikelets usually very closely overlapping.
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More information:
NRCS Plants Database


USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States. USDA Misc. Publ. No. 200. Washington, DC.

Photo - flowers/leaves

Larry Allain @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

Photo - inflorescence/leaves

The Weeds Society of Western Australia

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