Taxon  Report   8366 
Xanthium spinosum  L.
spiny clotbur, spiny cocklebur, spiny cockleburr
Xanthium spinosum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
 

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Xanthium spinosum
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Xanthium spinosum
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Xanthium
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Acanthoxanthium spinosum
PLANTS: Xanthium spinosum var. inerme
 Information about  Xanthium spinosum  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (XASP2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 26, 2014).

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