Common name: Goosegrass
Latin name: Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Life Cycle: Annual
Description: Summer annual grassy weed that grows in clumps, often in a decumbent manner with erect culms. Stems flattened with a silver to white color in the center of the plant. Spikelets on inflorescence resemble a “zipper”. Widespread weed that is often found in compacted soils, but can persist elsewhere including golf course putting greens.
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