• Common Name : Aswenna

• Scientific Name : Alysicarpus vaginalis

• Family : Fabaceae

• Life cycle : Perennial

• Morphological characters :Stem – Thin, cylindrical, creep grow along the slightly wet soil surfaces. Tender creeps are light green in color while matures are reddish brown.

• Roots – fibrous roots .

• Leaves – Dark green in color.

• Flowers: • Propagation : Stolons

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

• Uses : Medicinal value.

• Control measures : Hand weeding and mechanical weeding