Anonymous asked in Home & GardenGarden & Landscape · 11 months ago

What was that spiny dried up desert plant?

I was staying in a motel in southern California in a pretty desert area. I found a big round dried up yellow plant that the wind blew in the parking lot next to my car. It was also pretty spiny. I eventually got it and threw it in the motel's dumpster.

What was that plant?


Also, were I supposed to throw it in the dumpster considering it was very spiny and too big space?

2 Answers

  • 11 months ago

    Commonly called tumbleweed, quite common in any desert regions.

    Got a photo of hundreds blowing across open farmland, like the attack of the weed bunnies.

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  • 11 months ago


    they grow in the upper Midwest too.

    • mermeliz
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      11 months agoReport

      Yes! Throwing it into the trash was a good move. It spreads it's nasty seeds as it tumbles along the desert floor aided by the wind!

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