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Common Burdock (Arctium minus)
Image ID: 2015/mtr192LTap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 1 to 5 ft.
Blooms: July to October
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.75 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Parts indistinct
Location: Montour Trail
More photos of this flower
- Great Burdock
Great burdock, true to its name, is both taller and has larger flowers. Also, the stem of great burdock is gently grooved.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.