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Mexican Devilweed

Chloracantha spinosa (Benth.) G. L. Nesom

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Chloracantha spinosa (Mexican Devilweed) is a species of shrub in the family Asteraceae. They are native to The Contiguous United States and The Americas. They have achenes. Flowers are visited by Melanis acroleuca and Reakirt's Blue.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Mexican-Devilweed. View this species on GBIF