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Xanthium spinosum - Spiny cocklebur

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Xanthium spinosum Lifeform:
Annual herb
Family:
Asteraceae
Wetland:
likely (FAC+)
  © 2014 Richard Spellenberg

Plant Communities:
Weed (disturbed places)
wetland-riparian

Synonyms:
Acanthoxanthium spinosum
Xanthium spinosum var. inerme

Distribution

Counties:
Alameda
Butte
Calaveras
Contra Costa
Colusa
El Dorado
Glenn
Humboldt
Kern
Lake
Lassen
Los Angeles
Mendocino
Merced
Monterey
Modoc
Marin
Napa
Orange
Placer
Riverside
Sacramento
Santa Barbara
San Bernardino
San Benito
Santa Clara
Santa Cruz
San Diego
San Francisco
Shasta
Siskiyou
San Joaquin
San Luis Obispo
San Mateo
Solano
Sonoma
Stanislaus
Sutter
Tulare
Ventura
Yolo
Yuba

Jepson Bioregions:
North Coast
Klamath Ranges
North Coast Ranges
Cascade Range Foothills
High Cascade Range
Sierra Nevada Foothills
High Sierra Nevada
Tehachapi Mtns
Sacramento Valley
San Joaquin
Central Coast
SF Bay
South Coast Ranges
South Coast
Channel Islands
Transverse Ranges
Peninsular Ranges