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Tall invasive green grass


Hillside with regular watering

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Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

In this festival... 2 animals had greatest respect among Indians.
Elephant due to his head is used to form Lord Ganesha
Mouse due it is considered as vehicle of consciousness to Lord Ganesha.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Following link is about festival.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

I think... you might able to understand Indian mythology and prove scientific use of this grass on this link...

CindyBinghamKeiser 9 years ago

Ashish, I hadn't heard of the festival. Very cool! Thanks for the information and help with the ID :)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Cindy... You have marked it right time on Project Noah...!!
This grass is called Sacred Durva in India and used to offer Lord Ganesha's Prayers and Puja. Great Ganesha Festival Begins on day after tomorrow.. on Thursday...!!
Really thanks for sharing..!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Must be Durva what we call it in India...!!

Escondido, California, USA

Spotted on Aug 30, 2011
Submitted on Aug 30, 2011

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