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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
  •cepacaballo
  •abrojo
  •arrancamoños
  •agarramoños
accepted scientific name
  •Xanthium spinosum L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Xanthium spinosum (145)
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 September thru end of May

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
base map where plant found
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