Wildflower Identification
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bristly starbur
Acanthospermum hispidum
bristly starbur Aster Family
Acanthospermum hispidum Asteraceae
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English common names
  •bristly starbur
  •hispid starburr
accepted scientific name
  •Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
rules for finding collection records
  •Acanthospermum hispidum (92)
family name
Image Author: ©2014 Richard Spellenberg
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.6 inches
Number of ray petals: 6 to 8
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

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Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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