Xanthium strumarium

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Cocklebur, Clotbur, Common Cocklebur, Large Cocklebur, Woolgarie Bur, Rough Cocklebur
    Lifespan: Annual
    Zones: N/A
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: July - August
    Status: Native

Xanthium strumarium, or Cocklebur, is native to the entire continental United States. It is an annual that grows in fields, along roadsides, railroads, yards and in waste places. It blooms in mid summer with small, green, separate male and female flowers.

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