Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Acanthospermum glabratum (DC.) Wild
(Acanthospermum australe)
ASTERACEAE
creeping starbur, five seeded prostrate starbur, Eight-seeded prostrate starbur, prostrate starbur, sheepbur
Disturbed areas, Minor problem species
Origin: South America
Growth Form: Herb
Plant Description: Prostrate annual herb, with stout taproot. Seeds usually six to nine, radiating from the apex of the peduncles. Leaves opposite.
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More information:
NRCS Plants Database

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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada.

Photo - flowers/leaves



K Braun, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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