Calflora
Taxon  Report   8366    
Xanthium spinosum  L.
Spiny clotbur,  Spiny cockleburr
Xanthium spinosum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Xanthium
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Acanthoxanthium spinosum
PLANTS: Xanthium spinosum var. inerme
More information about  Xanthium spinosum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (XASP2)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2019).