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Cocklebur

Scientific Name
Xanthium spp.
Scientific Author
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Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Asterales: Asteraceae)
Reliability
High
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Australian $2 Coin with fruits
Source
Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Achene

Disseminule: Fruit (referred to as achene or seed unit)

Description:

Achene appendages: Hooked spikes

Achene Colour: Brown light

Achene Length: 7 -10mm

Achene Shape: Oblong
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
11/10/2011 02:16 AEST
Last Updated
17/01/2013 11:17 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2011) Cocklebur (Xanthium spp.) Updated on 1/17/2013 11:17:00 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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