Species: 

Xanthium spinosum

Common Name(s): 

Spiny cocklebur, Bathurst burr, cocklebur 

Habitats Impacted: 

cropland/pastureland, rangeland

Regions likely to be Impacted: 

PH

Present in Neighboring States?

CO, KS, MO, NM, TX

Currently known from Oklahoma?

Yes

Xanthium spinosum

Barry Rice, sarracenia.com, Bugwood.org

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What you should know!

Can rapidly dominate an area due to prolific seed production and high germination and survival rates. Toxic to most domesticated animals. Hooked fruits easily dispersed. Possibly introduced as a seed contaminant.

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