Biology and Management
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|Puncturevine is an annual. Plants form
mat with trailing stems 3 to 5 feet in length. Hairy leaves are opposite and divided into
four to eight pairs of leaflets. Fruits consist of five sharp, piercing spines.
|Puncturevine Mature Plant
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