|COMMON NAME:||Bristly starbur|
|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Acanthospermum hispidum|
|FEATURES:||Dichotomous (Y-shaped) branching summer annual with upright growth habit. Stem densely
pubescent. Leaves simple, alternate, pubescent, with spaced teeth. Fruit a cluster of spiked
fruit. Seed with two “horns.”
|DESCRIPTION:||Often referred to as “goat-head” because of two horns on seed. Plant pubescent throughout.
Primarily distributed on coastal plain soils in the southeastern U.S.