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Plant Form: Upright annual herb.
Size: Up to 2 m tall.
Stem: Greenish, thick, many branched, with glandular hairs that produce sticky sap.
Leaves: Kidney shaped to nearly circular, up to 12 cm long, with 5-7 shallow lobes.
Flowers: Tubular to bell shaped, 3-5 cm long, pink, pale purple or white, with darker purple markings on petals and with yellow and red line markings near centre.
Fruit and Seeds: Large fleshy capsule with horn like end, up to 3 cm long, green ageing to black, containing 2 large brown to black oblong seeds.
Habitat: Disturbed land, roadsides, abandoned buildings, cropland.
Distinguishing Features: Much smaller fruit than other Devil's Claw (Martynia) species.
Environmental, Agricultural, Invasive Garden Escapee