• Common Name : Bim Thal

• Scientific Name : Curculigo orchiodes

• Family : Hypoxidaceae

• Life cycle : Annual

• Place of collected : Faculty field, Puliyankulama, Anuradhapura

• Date of collected : 2009.08.08

• Morphological characters : Erect growth habit

Woody stem, tap root system.

Leaves and flowers are occurs at the terminal end of the plant.

Yellow color flower.

• Propagation : seeds

• Agricultural importance : May invade lawns and displace grasses. May cause oxalate poisoning in livestock if eaten.

• Uses : used as an herbal medicine

• Control measures : Hand weeding and mechanical weeding