Weeds

Sandbur

Sandbur
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This plant is a tufted, summer annual grass. Sometimes the stems bend and root at the lower nodes. The stems are reddish at the base. The leaf blade is smooth to slightly coarse. The seed-head is a spike of spiny burs. Sandbur reproduces by seed. It is found in disturbed sandy areas. It occurs throughout the south from North Carolina to New Mexico