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rough cocklebur
Xanthium strumarium
Xanthium strumarium
rough cocklebur Aster Family
Xanthium strumarium Asteraceae
common name
  rough cocklebur
accepted scientific name
  Xanthium strumarium L.
rules for finding collection records
  Xanthium strumarium (108)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2007 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 0.25 to 1.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Non-Native. Naturalized.

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
where plant found
mag select

grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Xanthium strumarium   L.   (TSN: 38692, Index: 646)

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