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Acanthospermum hispidum

Acanthospermum hispidum DC.

hispid starbur

NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: ACHI
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acanthospermum hispidum
GENUS: Acanthospermum
FAMILY: ASTERA - Asteraceae (Aster Family)

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DURATION: Annual, Perennial
HABIT: Herb

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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: ACHI
USDA Common Name: Hispid Starbur
Native Status: L48 (I), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (I)
Distribution: USA (AL, FL, GA, HI, NJ, NY, OR, SC, VA), USA+ (PR, VI), CAN (ON)
Duration: Annual, Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb

WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acanthospermum hispidum
COMMON NAME: Hispid Starbur
SYNONYMY: [= FNA, K, S, SE, WH3]
PHENOLOGY: Jul-Nov.
HABITAT: Disturbed areas, soybean and peanut fields, gardens; native of n. South America.
COMMENTS: First reported from SC by Hill & Horn (1997).
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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Asteraceae Dumortier 1822 or COMPOSITAE Giseke 1792 (Aster Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 1500-1700 genera and 20,000-25,000 species, shrubs, herbs, trees, and vines, cosmopolitan in distribution.
REFERENCE: Cronquist (1980)=SE throughout family treatment.
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Acanthospermum Schrank 1820 (Paraguay Bur)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 6 species, herbs, of tropical America.
REFERENCE: Strother in FNA (2006c); Cronquist (1980)=SE.
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Acanthospermum hispidum in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Acanthospermum hispidum in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Acanthospermum hispidum in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Acanthospermum hispidum in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Acanthospermum hispidum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acanthospermum hispidum

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