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Axes of the spikelets terminated by a spikelet Eleusine
Digitate branches of the inflorescence 2–4, equal or unequal, 1–3 cm long. Spikelets densely crowded. Erect, glabrous perennial up to 20 cm high or forming a mat. Widespread. Weed; roadsides; usually around habitation. Introd. from S. Africa. Fl. summer. Goose Grass or Crabgrass Eleusine tristachya