Great Burdock

Arctium Lappa

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The Great Burdock is a plant naturalized from Europe. It has large flat leaves, and the flowering heads look like thistle flowers, but with a difference. The spines have hooks on the ends designed to snag in the fur of passing animals, and thus spread the seeds throughout the range of the host animal.

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