Taxon  Report   2924 
Eleusine indica  (L.) Gaertn.
Goose grass,  Indian goosegrass
Eleusine indica
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
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Eleusine indica
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Eleusine indica
© 2010 Moorea Biocode
Eleusine indica, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Eleusine indica
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Eleusine
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Cynosurus indicus
More information about  Eleusine indica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ELIN3)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 11, 2016).

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