genus Xanthium

noun
coarse herbs having small heads of greenish flowers followed by burrs with hooked bristles
Syn: ↑Xanthium
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑cocklebur, ↑cockle-bur, ↑cockleburr, ↑cockle-burr

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  • Xanthium strumarium — Xanthium Xanthium strumarium Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Xanthium — noun coarse herbs having small heads of greenish flowers followed by burrs with hooked bristles • Syn: ↑genus Xanthium • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Xanthium — ID 89021 Symbol Key XANTH2 Common Name cocklebur Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Xanthium ambrosioides — ID 89022 Symbol Key XAAM5 Common Name N/A Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Xanthium spinosum — ID 89023 Symbol Key XASP2 Common Name spiny cockleburr Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Xanthium strumarium — ID 89026 Symbol Key XAST Common Name rough cockleburr Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Xanthium strumarium var. canadense — ID 89027 Symbol Key XASTC Common Name Canada cockleburr Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Xanthium strumarium var. glabratum — ID 89049 Symbol Key XASTG Common Name rough cockleburr Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Xanthium strumarium var. strumarium — ID 89065 Symbol Key XASTS Common Name rough cockleburr Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, MA, NJ, NY, OR, PA, VT Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • xanthium — /ˈzænθiəm/ (say zantheeuhm) noun any plant of the genus Xanthium, which includes troublesome burr bearing weeds as the Noogoora burr, X. chinense, and the Bathurst burr, X. spinosum …   Australian English dictionary

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