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Buffalo Bur

Type
herb
Family
Solanaceae - Nightshade
Genus
Solanum
Species
rostratum
Duration
Biennial/Perennial
Location
Horsetooth Reservoir East Side
Colors
yellow
UTM East
486500
UTM North
4492270
Latitude
40.5811
Longitude
-105.1595
Altitude
5451
Date
2011-08-18
Notes
So named due to being found around buffalo wallows. Seeds capsules said to have been spread in buffalo hair. Poisonous plant-solanine, an alkaloid.