Appearance: Alhagi maurorum is a perennial shrub that grows ft. ( m) tall. Sharp yellow spines that are actually modified stems are from in. ( PDF | On Jan 1, , Ali Esmail Al-Snafi and others published Alhagi maurorum as a potential medicinal herb: An Overview. Alhagi maurorum, belonging to family Leguminosae, is an highly branched spiny shrub which reaches up to to 4 feets in height. Roots may.

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It can grow under a range of soil conditions including sand, silt and clay though it prefers calcareous soils, and grows at altitudes up to m.

Title Deep root system Caption Partially excavated shoot of A. Weed Biology and Control. Alhagi canescens Alhagi graecorum Alhagi kirghisorum Alhagi maurorum Alhagi maurormu Alhagi sparsifolia.

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Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. Determination of weed communities in wheat Triticum aestivum L.

Under temperate climates in the USA, plants are deciduous in winter because the above-ground parts are killed by frost and sprouts start developing from the roots in spring Zimmerman, They are commonly called camelthorns or manna trees.


New shoots can appear over 20 feet from the parent plant. In steppe vegetation, in the central and upper Jezira in Iraq receiving mm annual rainfall, A. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.

Camel thorn seed insects and their presence on leguminous plants in Iraq. Indian Council of Agricultural Research. It is in flower in July. Mechanical Control To control the maurrum of A. The perennial plant grows from a massive rhizome system which may extend over six feet into the ground. Asia – Caucasus to the Himalayas.

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It’s NOT zone 0 then. It was already listed as a noxious weed in California in Adventitious bud formation in Alhagi graecorum.

Ecology and distribution of Alhagi maurorum Medikus, Fabaceae. Flooding can control A. It came in packaging materials around date palm offshoots and probably also with shipments of alfalfa seed. Seeds are made water permeable by passage through the digestive tracts of ruminants, enhancing germination as well as helping to deposit them in moist and manured environments and many seedlings fail to survive without being embedded in manure Kerr et al.

It is also sometimes planted for sand dune stabilization immediately after the rains. Above the ground, the plant rarely reaches four feet in height. Alhagi is a genus of Old World plants in the family Fabaceae.

The root system may be more than 2 m deep with a lateral spread of greater than 8 m. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant algagi for the pfaf. It has a wide soil tolerance, thriving on saline, sandy, rocky, and dry soils.


Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Distribution Top of page The native range of A.

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The genus Alhagi Leguminosae: When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. In Galilee, Israel, A. Jooste, ; Bromilow, Other System Links Plants: Kameldorn, Manna-; Mannastrauch India: Please decide to mxurorum on petals of this plant biochemistry and development.

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Journal of Biological Sciences Research, Phenological observations in weeds in wheat crops under dry land conditions. Integrated weed management in pearlmillet Pennisetum typhoides. University of Southampton, UK. It has also been introduced accidentally into the USA in packing materials Bottel, Tue Oct 28 Under dry conditions, high winds mwurorum blow the aerial parts as a ‘tumble weed’.

Nir found that dicamba either alone or in combination with 2,4-D also proved effective, as can maurodum and fosamine Parsons,