spiny-herb

noun

: an annual desert plant of the genus Chorizanthe (family Polygonaceae) lacking sheathing stipules and having flowers borne in an involucre which is usually one-flowered with bracts ending in bristles

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“Spiny-herb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spiny-herb. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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