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Arctium lappa

Common Name(s):
Great burdock
Category:
Wildflowers
Comment:

Roots and leaves are edible; herbal usage

Season:
Summer to fall
Height:
4-9 ft.
Foliage:
Lower leaves have solid stalks with a groove on upper surface
Flower:
1- to 1.5-in., flat-topped cluster of flower heads; few burs
Site:
Roadsides, meadows, waste fields
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2479

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Arctium lappa Arctium lappa
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Arctium lappa Arctium lappa
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Arctium lappa Arctium lappa
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Arctium lappa Arctium lappa
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Arctium lappa Arctium lappa
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Arctium lappa Arctium lappa
Matt Lavin, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Arctium lappa Arctium lappa
Thistle Garden, CC BY-NC-2.0
Arctium lappa Arctium lappa
Matt Lavin, CC-BY-SA-2.0