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Burweed, common cockle bur

Halbi Name Gokharu lata burweed-common-cockle-bur-1
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Vernacular name Gokharu, Adasisi
Scientific name Xanthium strumarium Linn.
Family Asteraceae
Season Rabi
Description
Plant Annual herb, stem short, stout, rough with short hairs.
Leaves Many, broadly triangulate-ovate or suborbicular, 3-lobbed, hairy on both sides, irregularly inciso-serrate. Photo Gallery
Flower Heads in terminal and axillary racemes, barren heads many at top, fertile head fewat axis. burweed-common-cockle-bur-2burweed-common-cockle-bur-3
Fruit/ seed Ovoid, 1.6 cm long with 2-erect beaks, thickly clothed prickles, hard and tough.
Habitat and distribution Roadside, sometimes in field
Flowering and fruiting November to June
Associated with Road side flora
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