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Rough cocklebur

Xanthium strumarium

Notes:

Growing wild in our hedgerow.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Rough Cocklebur
Xanthium strumarium Xanthium strumarium
Cocklebur
Xanthium spinosum Cocklebur


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3 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Thanks Anthony - I'm pretty sure my spotting is x. strumarium as it lacks the spines of x. spinosum. Whichever it is, tomorrow it's gone!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Thanks for the ID Dan! Sounds like I need to weed this one out.

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

Unfortunately animals have been known to die after eating the plants.

KarenL
Spotted by
KarenL

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Oct 2, 2011
Submitted on Oct 2, 2011

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