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devil's thorn
Emex spinosa
Emex spinosa
devil's thorn Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Emex spinosa Polygonaceae
common name
  devil's thorn
accepted scientific name
  Emex spinosa (L.) Campd.
rules for finding collection records
  Emex spinosa (100)
family name
Image Author: ©2008 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
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Category: Wildflowers
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.15 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of January thru 3rd week of June

Plant Showiness (36%)
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Native Plant Status
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native Not Native
native Not Present

Invasive in some regions.