Acanthospermum australe

Family:ASTERACEAE
Species:Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
Common Name:Sheep Bur; Paraguayan Starbur; Guay Greenstripe
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:Paraguayan Starbur is an introduced annual or weakly perennial herbaceous member of the Sunflower family (Asteraceae). It can be found in the southern half of the state. Paraguayan Starbur grows on roadsides, in fields, in sandhills, in dry disturbed sandy woodlands, and in pastures. A native of South America, it is one of three species in the genus that can be found in Alabama. Paraguayan Starbur has prostrate stems that root at the nodes. The leaves are alternate, ovate to triangular in shape, and have irregular serrations along the margins. The leaves have glandular dots on both surfaces. The flowers are produced in heads. The seed are enclosed in an oblong bur that has hooked prickles.--A. Diamond
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyASTERACEAE - Aster family
Genus Acanthospermum
Species Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze - Sheep Bur; Paraguayan Starbur; Guay Greenstripe

Citation

Citation ACANTHOSPERMUM AUSTRALE (Loefling ex Linnaeus) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 303. 1891.
Basionym: Melampodium australe Loefling ex Linnaeus 1763.
Type: VENEZUELA: Sucre: Cumana

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Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Acanthospermum brasilum Acanthospermum brasilum Schrank, Pl. Rar. Hort. Monac. pl. 53. 1820. BRAZIL
Acanthospermum hirsutum Acanthospermum hirsutum de Candolle, Prodr. 5: 522. 1836, nom. illegit.Acanthospermum brasilium Schrank 1820. 
Acanthospermum xanthioides Acanthospermum xanthioides de Candolle, Prodr. 5: 521. 1836, nom. illegit.Centrospermum xanthioides Kunth 1820, nom. illegit.; Melampodium australe Loefling ex Linnaeus 1763. 
Acanthospermum xanthioides var. acutifolium Acanthospermum xanthioides de Candolle, var. acutifolium de Candolle, Prodr. 5: 522. 1836.  
Acanthospermum xanthioides var. glabratum Acanthospermum xanthioides de Candolle, var. glabratum de Candolle, Prodr. 5: 522. 1836.  
Acanthospermum xanthioides var. obtusifolium Acanthospermum xanthioides de Candolle, var. obtusifolium de Candolle, Prodr. 5: 522. 1836, nom. inadmiss.Acanthospermum xanthioides de Candolle 1836, nom. illegit.; Centrospermum xanthioides Kunth 1820, nom. illegit.; Melampodium australe Loefling ex Linnaeus 1763. 
Centrospermum xanthioides Centrospermum xanthioides Kunth, in Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 4: 270. 1820, nom. illegit.Melampodium australe Loefling ex Linnaeus 1763. 
Melampodium australe Melampodium australe Loefling ex Linnaeus, Sp. Pl., ed. 2. 1303. 1763. VENEZUELA: Sucre: Cumana,

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Autauga, Baldwin, Butler, Coffee, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Escambia, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Mobile, Pike, Tuscaloosa

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AMAL, AUA, TROY, UNA, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UNA00044697 Mobile _ Jun _ Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze
TROY000001337 Covington 13 Oct 2005 Alvin R. Diamond
15930
TROY
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
TROY000047235 Mobile 29 Jul 1974 Michel G. Lelong
8067
TROY
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
TROY000001336 Coffee 10 Apr 2000 Brian H. Martin
529
TROY
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
AUA000029403 Covington 22 OCT 2009 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
4554
AUA
ACANTHOSPERMUM AUSTRALE (LOEFL.) KUNTZE
USAM000001673 Mobile 29 Jul 1979 Michel G. Lelong
10896
USAM
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
AUA000001104 Butler 11 SEP 1987 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
3597
AUA
ACANTHOSPERMUM AUSTRALE (LOEFL.) KUNTZE
UWAL0008477 Conecuh 24 Sep 2011 Diamond, A.R.
22582
UWAL
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
TROY000001338 Dale 08 May 1997 Hannelore Rundell
143
TROY
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
UWAL0038220 Mobile 29 Jul 1974 LeLong, Michel G.
8067
UWAL
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
TROY000020034 Escambia 20 Nov 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
20449
TROY
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
TROY000032976 Conecuh 24 Sep 2011 Alvin R. Diamond
22582
TROY
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
AUA000001112 Geneva 4 JUL 1970 SMITH, WAYNE
072
AUA
ACANTHOSPERMUM AUSTRALE (LOEFL.) KUNTZE
UNA00044699 Autauga 9 Jul 1987 Robert R. Haynes
9226
UNA
Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze
UWAL0000424 Autauga 06 Oct 2006 Keener, Brian R.
3126
UWAL
Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze
UWAL0018984 Geneva 26 Aug 1998 Kral, R.
87769
UWAL
Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze
AUA000001107 Covington 13 OCT 2005 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
15930
AUA
ACANTHOSPERMUM AUSTRALE (LOEFL.) KUNTZE
USAM000001672 Baldwin 15 Sep 1980 Michel G. Lelong
11513
USAM
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
USAM000001670 Mobile 29 Jul 1974 Michel G. Lelong
8067
USAM
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
AUA000001111 Geneva 1 JUL 1993 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
8720
AUA
ACANTHOSPERMUM AUSTRALE (LOEFL.) KUNTZE
AMAL00017422 Baldwin 10 Oct 2007 T. Wayne Barger
Perd-35
AMAL
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
UNA00044700 Tuscaloosa 14 Nov 1974 Fred K. Hoener
1194
UNA
Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze
AUA000001110 Dale 9 JUN 1991 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
7412
AUA
ACANTHOSPERMUM AUSTRALE (LOEFL.) KUNTZE
UWAL0016464 Autauga 12 Jun 2014 Diamond, Alvin R.
25185
UWAL
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
USAM000001667 Baldwin 15 Sep 1980 Michel G. Lelong
11513
USAM
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
TROY000014570 Houston 25 Sep 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
20205
TROY
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
AUA000001108 Covington 14 OCT 1990 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
7169
AUA
ACANTHOSPERMUM AUSTRALE (LOEFL.) KUNTZE
TROY000001340 Pike 03 Jul 2000 James A. Hall
57
TROY
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
TROY000045749 Autauga 29 Sep 2016 Matthew R. Parker
153
TROY
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
AUA000001106 Covington 5 OCT 1989 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
6587
AUA
ACANTHOSPERMUM AUSTRALE (LOEFL.) KUNTZE
AUA000001105 Conecuh 9 AUG 1986 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
2662
AUA
ACANTHOSPERMUM AUSTRALE (LOEFL.) KUNTZE
USAM000001669 Baldwin 15 Sep 1980 Michel G. Lelong
11513
USAM
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
AMAL00013513 Covington 04 Aug 2007 A. R. Diamond
17881
AMAL
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
UWAL0031835 Conecuh 01 Nov 2014 Diamond, Alvin R.
25644
UWAL
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
TROY000014796 Covington 04 Aug 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
17881
TROY
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
UNA00044698 Tuscaloosa 7 Aug 1877 Eugene A. Smith
s.n.
UNA
Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze
AMAL00012248 22 Jun 2002 R. Kral
92748
AMAL
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
UNA00056100 Geneva 26 Aug 1998 John R. MacDonald
11815
UNA
Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze
UWAL0000425 Dale 09 Nov 1980 Kral, R.
66659
UWAL
Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze
AUA000001113 Henry 17 JUL 1988 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
5257
AUA
ACANTHOSPERMUM AUSTRALE (LOEFL.) KUNTZE
TROY000001341 Pike 23 May 1989 Rachel Rutledge
s.n.
TROY
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
TROY000033367 Butler 01 Oct 2011 Alvin R. Diamond
22605
TROY
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
AUA000001114 Henry 11 SEP 2005 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
15753
AUA
ACANTHOSPERMUM AUSTRALE (LOEFL.) KUNTZE
USAM000001668 Baldwin 15 Sep 1980 Michel G. Lelong
11513
USAM
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
TROY000039250 Autauga 12 Jun 2014 Alvin R. Diamond
25185
TROY
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
AMAL00010569 Henry 11 Sep 2005 A. R. Diamond
15753
AMAL
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
TROY000001339 Henry 11 Sep 2005 Alvin R. Diamond
15753
TROY
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
UNA00066900 Autauga 6 Oct 2006 Brian R. Keener
3126
UNA
Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze
AMAL00012695 Autauga 06 Oct 2006 Brian R. Keener
3126
AMAL
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
TROY000014797 Autauga 06 Oct 2006 Brian R. Keener
3126
TROY
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
AUA000001109 Crenshaw 27 AUG 1995 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
9877
AUA
ACANTHOSPERMUM AUSTRALE (LOEFL.) KUNTZE
UWAL0007819 Butler 01 Oct 2011 Diamond, A.R.
22605
UWAL
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
USAM000001671 Mobile 29 Jul 1974 Michel G. Lelong
8067
USAM
Acanthospermum australe (Loefling) Kuntze
AUA000001115 Pike 13 SEP 1987 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
3631
AUA
ACANTHOSPERMUM AUSTRALE (LOEFL.) KUNTZE
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