Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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spiny cocklebur
Xanthium spinosum
Xanthium spinosum
spiny cocklebur Aster Family
Xanthium spinosum Asteraceae
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English common name
  •spiny cocklebur
Spanish common names
accepted scientific name
  •Xanthium spinosum L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Xanthium spinosum (215)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2006 Patrick Alexander
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed last week of August thru 2nd week of June

How Likely at this Location (34%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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