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IPM1023, New January 2005

Missouri Weed Seeds

Boraginaceae (Borage family)

Broadleaf plant family

This family of plants also includes several nuisance plants known as "beggar's lice" because their fruits readily attach to clothing and other articles.

Gromwell, corn Gromwell, corn
Lithospermum arvense
 

For an idea of relative seed size, each photo contains a millimeter ruler. The distance between increments is 1 mm.

IPM1023 Missouri Weed Seeds | University of Missouri Extension

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