Eleusine indica

Family:POACEAE
Species:Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
Common Name:Indian Goose Grass; Yard Grass
Habitat:Disturbed soils.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, FACU (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyPOACEAE - Grass family
Genus Eleusine
Species Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner - Indian Goose Grass; Yard Grass

Citation

Citation ELEUSINE INDICA (Linnaeus) Gaertner, Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 8. 1788.
Basionym: Cynosurus indicus Linnaeus 1753.
Type: SRI LANKA: Without data (lectotype: Burman, Thes. Zeylan. t. 47(1). 1737); EPITYPE: SRI LANKA: Central: 5 mi. S of Matale on Kandy Road, 1970, Clayton 5330 (epitype: K). Lectotypified by S. M. Phillips, in Cafferty et al., Taxon 49: 249. 2000.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Cynodon indicus Cynodon indicus (Linnaeus) Raspail, Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 5: 303. 1825.Cynosurus indicus Linnaeus 1753. 
Cynosurus indicus Cynosurus indicus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 72. 1753. SRI LANKA: Without data (lectotype: Burman, Thes. Zeylan. t. 47(1). 1737); EPITYPE: SRI LANKA: Central: 5 mi. S of Matale on Kandy Road, 1970, Clayton 5330 (epitype: K). Lectotypified by S. M. Phillips, in Cafferty et al., Taxon 49: 249. 2000.
Eleusine distans Eleusine distans Moench, Methodus 210. 1794, nom. illegit.Cynosurus indicus Linnaeus 1753. 
Eleusine glabra Eleusine glabra Schumacher, Beskr. Guin. Pl. 53. 1827. GHANA: Without data, Thonning 392 (holotype: C; isotype: K).
Eleusine gonantha Eleusine gonantha Schrank, Syll. Pl. Nov. 1: 191. 1824. BRAZIL
Eleusine gouinii Eleusine gouinii E. Fournier, Mexic. Pl. 2: 145. 1886. MEXICO: Veracruz: Without data, Gouin 66 (holotype: P?).
Eleusine gracilis Eleusine gracilis Salisbury, Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 19. 1796, nom. illegit.Cynosurus indicus Linnaeus 1753. 
Eleusine inaequalis Eleusine inaequalis E. Fournier, Mexic. Pl. 2: 145. 1886 MEXICO
Eleusine indica var. major Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner, var. major E. Fournier, Mexic. Pl. 2: 145. 1886. MEXICO
Eleusine indica var. monostachya Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner, var. monostachya F. M. Bailey, Queensl. Fl. 1898. 1902. AUSTRALIA: Queensland:
Eleusine indica var. oligostachya Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner, var. oligostachya Honda, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 41: 636. 1927.  
Eleusine japonica Eleusine japonica Steudel, Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 211. 1854. JAPAN
Eleusine rigidifolia Eleusine rigidifolia E. Fournier, Mexic. Pl. 2: 146. 1886. MEXICO
Eleusine scabra Eleusine scabra E. Fournier, Mexic. Pl. 2: 145. 1886. MEXICO

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Choctaw, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne, Coffee, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Cullman, Dale, Dallas, DeKalb, Elmore, Etowah, Franklin, Greene, Hale, Henry, Houston, Jackson, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes, Marengo, Marshall, Mobile, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Pickens, Pike, Randolph, Shelby, Sumter, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, Walker

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AUA, JSU, TROY, UNA, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1955 - 2009

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
AUA000017034 Lowndes 15 AUG 2005 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
15651
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
UWAL0011894 Hale 30 Aug 2012 Keener, Brian R.
7473
UWAL
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000033968 Bullock 20 Oct 2011 Bailee Dykes
245
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101200 Shelby 10 Sep 1982 R. D. Whetstone
12278
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101177 Calhoun 15 Jul 1982 R. D. Whetstone
11442
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101170 Bibb 22 Jul 1982 R. D. Whetstone
11744
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017028 Lee 3 AUG 1972 BLOODWORTH, N. BETH
157
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
JSU121509 Limestone 27 Jun 1996 R. D. Whetstone
17912
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101182 Clay 30 Jul 1994 J. M. Ballard
4263
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000012151 Conecuh 14 Jul 2001 Alvin R. Diamond
12530
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
UWAL0019932 Morgan 20 Sep 2015 England, J. Kevin
5753
UWAL
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101173 Blount 13 Oct 1984 C. F. Nixon
903
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000012153 Dale 17 Jul 2000 Tiffany Pennington
906
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
UNA00055493 Conecuh 14 Jul 2001 Alvin R. Diamond
12530
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
UNA00055860 Tuscaloosa 11 Nov 1975 Fred K. Hoener
1325
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
JSU101197 Morgan 05 Aug 1974 T. A. Atkinson
504
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
UWAL0011357 Sumter 23 Sep 2011 Keener, Brian R.
6759
UWAL
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU121502 Etowah 10 Aug 1974 T. A. Atkinson
594
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101172 Blount 07 Aug 1975 R. D. Whetstone
5936
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
UWAL0035452 Pickens 12 Jul 2017 England, J. Kevin
8063
UWAL
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101193 Morgan 14 Aug 1974 R. D. Whetstone
3717
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
UWAL0010057 Bullock 20 Oct 2011 Dykes, Bailee
0245
UWAL
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
JSU121503 Jackson 27 Jun 1998 K. R. Brodeur
894
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017026 Henry 2 NOV 1980 BEARD, BEN
101
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
JSU101171 Blount 17 Aug 1997 J. M. Ballard
7386
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017027 Jefferson 28 JUL 1977 SESSLER, ANN H.
1757
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
UNA00060480 Mobile 25 Dec 2002 Tad M. Zebryk
8156
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
AUA000017020 Conecuh 27 OCT 2005 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
16016
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
AUA000017031 Lee 20 JUL 1966 ROGERS, KENNETH E.
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
UNA00054023 Blount 06 Sep 1997 Brian R. Keener
370
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
UWAL0032132 Houston 13 Aug 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26714
UWAL
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017032 Lee 10 JUL 1948 HEINSELMAN
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
JSU101202 Talladega 02 Sep 1983 R. D. Whetstone
13634
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017036 Mobile 15 AUG 1973 KRAL, ROBERT
51362
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
JSU101187 Cullman 12 Aug 1974 R. D. Whetstone
3649
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017033 Lee 1924 ZELIFF, C. C.
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
JSU101194 Morgan 31 May 1974 R. D. Whetstone
2949
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
UWAL0013481 Marengo 12 Jul 2012 England, J. Kevin
3685
UWAL
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000027146 Randolph 21 Sep 1986 C. F. Nixon
3017
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017025 Henry 17 NOV 1988 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
5642
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
TROY000012155 Monroe 17 Sep 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
18147
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101190 Marshall 09 Aug 1992 D. D. Spaulding
2618
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
UWAL0043068 Baldwin 09 Sep 2003 Larsen, H.S.
1260
UWAL
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
UNA00054317 Blount 11 Jul 1998 Brian R. Keener
1204
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
UNA00056041 Barbour 07 Jul 1998 John R. MacDonald
11605
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
AUA000017014 Barbour 25 JUL 1972 LUCKETT, LARRY
135
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
JSU101186 Cullman 12 Aug 1974 T. A. Atkinson
619
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
UWAL0010287 DeKalb 26 Oct 2008 Keener, Brian R.
5004
UWAL
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
JSU121506 Lawrence 12 Aug 1974 T. A. Atkinson
668
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101195 Morgan 07 Aug 1975 R. D. Whetstone
5942
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
UWAL0033306 Franklin 13 Aug 2016 England, J. Kevin
6715
UWAL
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101176 Calhoun 15 Jul 1982 R. D. Whetstone
11442
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
UWAL0032831 Lawrence 09 Jul 2016 England, J. Kevin
6645
UWAL
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU121501 Etowah 27 Aug 1994 L. M. Hodge
3252
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017015 Clarke 4 NOV 1973 BEDWELL, C. R.
210
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
JSU121507 Lawrence 18 Aug 1974 R. D. Whetstone
3893
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101198 Randolph 17 Jul 1996 J. M. Ballard
1624
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017017 Conecuh 10 JUL 1969 WEAVER, JIMMY
080
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
UNA00061415 Tuscaloosa 17 Aug _ Wm. Robert Strickland
s.n.
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
AUA000017037 Pike 29 AUG 1992 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
8428
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
UNA00065737 Butler 19 Aug 2006 Alvin R. Diamond
16803
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
UNA00004141 Tuscaloosa s.d. Eugene A. Smith
s.n.
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
UWAL0034076 Walker 09 Aug 2015 Spaulding, Dan
14371
UWAL
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
JSU121510 Limestone 29 Jun 1996 J. M. Ballard
5980
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000012156 Montgomery 01 Nov 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
18582
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101189 Marshall 03 Aug 1974 R. D. Whetstone
3321
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000012150 Conecuh 27 Oct 2005 Alvin R. Diamond
16016
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101192 Monroe 12 Sep 1997 R. D. Whetstone
18553
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000046687 Marengo 12 Jul 2012 J. Kevin England
3685
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101175 Calhoun 10 Sep 1995 S. E. Hruska
873
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000042967 Houston 13 Aug 2015 Alvin R. Diamond
26714
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101183 Cleburne 01 Aug 1993 J. M. Ballard
3090
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017021 Covington 17 SEP 2005 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
15791
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
UNA00064106 Etowah 10 Aug 1974 T. A. Atkinson
594
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
JSU101199 Shelby 11 Oct 1997 D. D. Spaulding
10224
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101180 Choctaw 13 Sep 1997 J. W. Higginbotham
205
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
UNA00058517 Blount 18 Jul 1998 Brian R. Keener
1269
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
UWAL0011819 Greene 07 Nov 2010 Keener, Brian R.
6280
UWAL
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
UWAL0012790 Baldwin 13 Mar 2013 Barger, T. Wayne
1155
UWAL
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017030 Lee 13 AUG 1969 HAYES, J. L.
148
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
JSU101184 Cleburne 28 Sep 1982 Melanie G. Bussey
645
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000027124 Hale 30 AUG 2012 KEENER, BRIAN R.
7473
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
AUA000017038 Pike 5 AUG 1994 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
9281
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
JSU101185 Cleburne 26 Aug 1980 R. D. Whetstone
10281
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000012148 Coffee 08 Oct 1999 Brian H. Martin
306
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000027147 Randolph 11 Oct 1985 C. F. Nixon
1381
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017018 Conecuh 16 SEP 1985 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
1818
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
TROY000012152 Covington 17 Sep 2005 Alvin R. Diamond
15791
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000042833 Houston 03 Sep 2015 Alvin R. Diamond
26773
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101174 Calhoun 17 Aug 1986 C. L. Lawler
980
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
UWAL0035618 Mobile 18 Jul 2013 Horne, Howard E.
2316
UWAL
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000040893 Hale 30 Aug 2012 Brian R. Keener
7473
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
UNA00065744 Butler 30 Sep 2006 Alvin R. Diamond
16965
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
UNA00004131 Tuscaloosa 27 Jun 1955 Joe A. Farmer
s.n.
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
TROY000033562 Barbour 27 Aug 2011 Lauren Ryan
56
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000036146 Covington 13 Sep 2001 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
5283
AUA
ERAGROSTIS SPECTABILIS (PURSH) STEUD.
UWAL0036028 Blount 25 Aug 2013 Anderson, Kelly
0452
UWAL
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
TROY000027145 Jefferson 29 Sep 2005 Alvin R. Diamond
15847
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017035 Mobile 31 AUG 1960 JONES, JR., SAMUEL B.
280
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
AUA000017022 Crenshaw 31 JUL 1995 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
9774
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
JSU101179 Calhoun 22 Jul 1982 R. D. Whetstone
11559
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017029 Lee 29 SEP 1971 BOONE, ALLISON
056
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
JSU121504 Jackson 28 Jul 1975 R. D. Whetstone
5329
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017024 Etowah 10 AUG 1974 ATKINSON, T. A.
594
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
TROY000012154 Lowndes 15 Aug 2005 Alvin R. Diamond
15651
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000038169 Morgan 20 Sep 2015 ENGLAND, J. KEVIN
5753
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
JSU101178 Calhoun 17 Aug 1986 C. L. Lawler
964
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000045248 Autauga 13 Oct 2016 Matthew Parker
226
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000036326 DeKalb 26 Oct 2008 Brian R. Keener
5004
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
UNA00063654 Conecuh 02 Oct 2004 Alvin R. Diamond
14767
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
UNA00004210 Greene 17 Sep 1966 H. Naugle
G 177
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
JSU121505 Jefferson 28 Aug 1985 J. P. Barber
1730
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000012149 Conecuh 02 Oct 2004 Alvin R. Diamond
14767
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU121500 DeKalb 1 Sep 1982 Randall Black
s.n.
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101196 Morgan 05 Aug 1974 R. D. Whetstone
3353
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000012145 Butler 30 Sep 2006 Alvin R. Diamond
16965
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
JSU101181 Clarke 13 Sep 1997 R. D. Whetstone
18774
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
TROY000012147 Coffee 09 Sep 2006 Jake Hendrix
79
TROY
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000027114 Dallas 20 OCT 2010 BARGER, T. WAYNE
OC-559
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
JSU101201 Talladega 02 Sep 1994 J. M. Ballard
4847
JSU
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
AUA000017019 Conecuh 2 OCT 2004 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
14767
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
UNA00069778 Jackson 23 Sep 2009 T. Wayne Barger
HC-241
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
AUA000017016 Coffee 27 JUL 1989 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
6171
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
AUA000017023 Elmore 5 AUG 1969 REBOIS, R. V.
143
AUA
ELEUSINE INDICA (L.) GAERTN.
UNA00054327 Blount 04 Jul 1998 Brian R. Keener
1158
UNA
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
UWAL0015287 Cleburne 07 Oct 2007 Keener, Brian R.
3916
UWAL
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
UWAL0032021 Houston 03 Sep 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26773
UWAL
Eleusine indica (Linnaeus) Gaertner
First Page Previous Page Next Page Last Page
Records per Page: