goosegrass USDA PLANTS Symbol: ELIN3
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Grass or Grasslike
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.

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Taxonomic Rank: Liliopsida: Cyperales: Poaceae
Synonym(s): Indian goosegrass, crowsfoot grass, goose grass, goosegrass, Indian goose grass, manienie ali'I, silver crabgrass, wiregrass
Native Range: Old World tropics (BAIL);

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Plant(s); Growing out of a punched hole in a three foot wide vegetable bed, plant approximately six feet wide.
Rebekah D. Wallace, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Bruce Ackley, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Charles T. Bryson, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org
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Stem(s); collar and sheath.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Stem(s);
Bruce Ackley, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
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Damage; Norflurazon
Charles T. Bryson, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org
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Control; Zorial PPE
Charles T. Bryson, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org
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Stem(s);
Rebekah D. Wallace, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
Charles T. Bryson, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s); Habit
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Dorsal side of fruits.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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Floret(s); Dorsal view of florets showing lemma.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Haleakala National Park (Hawaii)



Invasive Listing Sources:
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007
Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council
University of Hawaii, Botany Department, Hawaiian Alien Plant Studies, 1998