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Emex spinosa
devil's thorn Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Emex spinosa Polygonaceae
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common name
  devil's thorn
accepted scientific name
  Emex spinosa (L.) Campd.
rules for finding collection records
  Emex spinosa
family name
  Polygonaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.15 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of December thru 3rd week of June
Invasive in AL, CA, FL, MA, MN, NC, OR, SC, VT, US

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Invasive in AL, CA, FL, MA, MN, NC, OR, SC, VT, US
Links to Plant Photos
Wikimedia Commons (13)
Cal Photos (18)
Tony Valois NPS (6)
Starr Environmental (3)
base map where plant found

Disturbed
Sand
Brush
Riparian
Grassland
Cliff
grid lines base