Green Bristle-grass


Name: Green Bristle-grass

Scientific name: Setaria viridis

Type: Grass

Color: Green

Habitat: Cultivated Areas,Gardens

Size: 10 - 60 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Annual grass. Flowering. May. Status: Introduced. Local. Also recorded: E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: A weed of damp areas in farms and gardens. Uses: The plant is applied externally for bruises; various medicinal uses of the seed are reported (Rizk & El-Ghazaly).

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