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Buffalobur

(Solanum rostratum Dunal)

Solanaceae (Nightshade Family)

seedling

▲ ▼ young plants

young flowering plant

▲ ▼ mature plants

flowers and fruit

flowers

▲ ▼ spiny fruit

Buffalobur:

         a summer annual

         a very spiny member of the Nightshade (Solanaceae) family

         has spiny light-green, watermelon leaf-like leaves, spiny stems 6-24" tall

         has yellow flowers and bur-like fruit

         increases in overgrazed pastures

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