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Bristly Oxtongue

Helminthotheca echioides


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


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


Traditionally used as an antihelminthic treatment.

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Spotted on Nov 21, 2015
Submitted on Jan 4, 2016

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