|Method of Transportation:||Barbed seeds easily attach to animals, livestock and clothing. Due to the seed's clinging ability it is able to travel long distances.|
|Habitat/Range:||Plant growth is associated with soil disturbance on dry sites. For example: pastures, over-logged areas and roadsides.|
Hound's-tongue (Cynoglossum officinale) was given its name because its rosette leaves (leaves produced in the first year) resemble dog's tongues. Hound's-tongue is a biennial or short-lived perennial growing to 1.2 m in height. After the first year, the plants produce wide, hairy leaves. Flowers are reddish-purple and they produce four burred nutlets. These burred nutlets easily attach to passing animals and people which allows them to transport large distances.
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