spiny cocklebur USDA PLANTS Symbol: XASP2
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Forbs/Herbs
Xanthium spinosum L.

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Asterales: Asteraceae
Synonym(s): spiny cockleburr, Bathurst burr, cocklebur, spiny cocklebur, spiny colklebur, spanish-thistle, daggerweed, spiny burweed, thorny burweed

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources

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Plant(s);
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
Barry Rice, sarracenia.com, Bugwood.org
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Stem(s); Spiny branch
John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org
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Foliage; Veined leaves
John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s); leaf and spines
Robert Vidéki, Doronicum Kft., Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Top of bur, showing one spiny beak (left) and the degenerate remnants of a second beak.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Disseminule. Note scattered hook-tipped spines and pair of beaks.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Burs arranged with beaks at the top.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
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State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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Invasive Listing Sources:
Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council