Other Names:  Heartleaf cocklebur, rough cocklebur

Life Cycle:  Summer annual

Description:  The leaves of common cocklebur are irregularly lobed and can be 2-6 inches long with stiff hairs.  The fruit is a cocklebur which is prickly and can be transported on the fur of animals.

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Herbicide Options: Response of Pasture Weeds to Herbicides and Mowing - AGR 207