Lappula

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Lappula
Lappula squarrosa1.JPG
Lappula squarrosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Boraginaceae
Subfamily: Boraginoideae
Genus: Lappula
Moench
Species

12-14, see text

Lappula is a genus of flowering plants in the borage family known generally as stickseeds. They are native to the northern hemisphere. These are annual herbs producing funnel-shaped flowers and prickly fruits. One of the best known species is the European stickseed, Lappula squarrosa, which is a notorious noxious weed.

Species include:

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