[ sand-bur ]
/ ˈsændˌbɜr /
any of various grasses of the genus Cenchrus, having spikelets enclosed in prickly burs.
any of several bur-bearing weeds growing in sandy places, as Franseria acanthicarpa or Solanum rostratum, of the western U.S.
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