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Lappula squarrosa
bristly sheepburr, bristly stickseed, common stickseed, European stickseed, bristly-fruited tickweed

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; widely distributed throughout much of North America; Eurasia.

Habitat: Shrub-steppe, disturbed areas, roadside.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia, possibly native in northern Rocky Mts. (Cronquist et al. 1984)

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Lappula squarrosa (Retz.) Dumort.
Publication: Fl. Lit. Inch. 1: 25. 1781.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Lappula echinata Gilib. [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Lappula squarrosa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Lappula squarrosa checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Lappula squarrosa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lappula squarrosa photos.

USDA Plants: Lappula squarrosa information.

14 photographs:
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