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
Alternate 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 on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 01, 2015).

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