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Bristly Oxtongue

Helminthotheca echioides

Description:

Leaves including on bottom of buds have some larger spines that look like big white lumps from at least a short distance away.

Habitat:

Native to Europe and North Africa. Introduced to North American continent.

Notes:

First two images is the species of plant growing bush like while the others were normal ones near it. Traditionally used as an antihelminthic treatment.

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rbumrbum
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rbumrbum

Spotted on Dec 9, 2015
Submitted on Jan 5, 2016

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