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Vegetative growth.  Key characteristics: stems are reddish-brown and leaves are lanceolate with irregular teeth along the margins.

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Flower.  Small, white and produced in the terminals and leaf axils.


Seed.  Seed are tooth-shaped with a warty texture.  A fine row of short hairs is present on the widest terminal.  Length is 2.0 to 2.5 mm.

Life cycle: summer annual.