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DESCRIPTION: A winter annual. Common crupina grows 1-4 feet tall on a spiny stem that branches widely at the top, bearing up to 40 flower heads, Leaves have spiny margins and are increasingly lobed toward the top of the stems, with upper leaves threadlike, Flower heads are pinkish purple with a swollen base.
- SCIENTIFIC NAME: Crupina vulgaris
- CLASS: 1A
- BIOCONTROL AGENTS AVAILABLE: NO