बरू/जंगली ज्वार/ जाँनसन घास (Sorghum halapnse)
Common Name : Johnson grass Family : Poaceae Habit: A perennial from rhizomes that may reach 6.5 feet in height. Stem: Round to somewhat flattened, usually without hairs but sometimes hairs may be present along the margins. Sheaths may be green to maroon, especially near the base of the plant. Leaves: Rolled in the shoot, without auricles, 6 to 20 inches long by 10 to 30 mm wide, with a prominent white midvein. Leaf blades are usually without hairs (glabrous) on both surfaces, however some hairs may be present at the base of the leaf blade. The ligules are 3 to 4 mm long, membranous, and often toothed at the top. Flowers: Seed head a large, open panicle, often with a purplish tint. Fruits: Spikelets 4.3-5.5 mm long, 1.5-2.0 mm wide. Elliptical in outline with sharply pointed apex; plano-convex. Mahogany coloured, shading to a reddish-brown or yellow. Smooth and glossy. Seeds: Oval, 3 to 5 mm in length, and dark red to black at maturity.