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Melanthera nivea (L.) Small [syns: Melanthera angustifolia A. Rich., Melanthera aspera (Jacq.) Small]; on ta ni
Coarse herb over 1 m tall; leaves opposite, simple, shape variable (lower leaves often hastate-lobed, upper leaves oblong) base cuneate, margin toothed, apex acute to obtuse; inflorescence a head of white disk florets (ray florets absent); anthers black; achenes pubescent, with apical bristles.