- Common Name(s):
- Common burdock
- Edible Plants, Wildflowers
Often considered a weed. Edible roots.
- Summer into fall
- 3-5 ft.
- Up to 18 in. ovate leaves; lower leaves are heart shaped, dark green with wooly undersides; hollow leafstalk
- Globular, prickly, pink to lavender flower heads; overlapping green bracts with hooked tips enclose the numerous, tubular florets
- Waste places, roadsides, old fields
- Life Cycle:
NCCES plant id: 2480