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common cocklebur (Xanthium strumarium L.)

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common cocklebur (Xanthium strumarium L.)

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The overall appearance of seed capsules of common cocklebur referred with names such as "pig cocklebur", "big cocklebur" (Xanthium strumarium L.) in Turkey. Common cocklebur that grow on sea side, edges of stream and lakes, sometimes under water in shallow areas and sandy and dried areas is from Aster family (Asteraceae) and genus xanthium. There are many seed capsules on the common cocklebur found as a weed in Irrigated fields. There are lots of spiny thorns on the seed capsules. With the help ...

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Zeynel Cebeci


Weeds and Other Noxious Plants


wetlands, weed, Xanthium strumarium

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This resource is licensed under the license(CC-BY-NC-ND) Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported

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