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  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southwest

  • City

    Lipan

  • State

    Texas

  • Posted by

    Bo

Notes:

Almost resembles oak leaves but cactus like at the same time grows bout a foot I found it bout 100 miles west of Dallas Texas we refer to it as a gotcha bush but don’t know it by its literal name oh and it itches when you touch it because of the spikes

Comments

  • stone Master Identifier says:

    Probably Cnidoscolus texanus. Texas Bull nettle. They say that you can eat the nuts… Related plants include Mala Mujer (Cnidoscolus angustidens) and 7 minute itch (Cnidoscolus stimulosus) They are all problem weeds, but yours seems to have a greater potential for food than ours in georgia (Cnidoscolus stimulosus)

    June 16th, 2013 at 1:43pm

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