COMMON BURDOCK (Arctium minus)
Family: Aster family
Location: Roadsides and fields
Flower: ~3/4" in diameter, surrounded by many green hooked bracts which form a bur, carried in small clusters at end of stems.
Leaves: 5-18" triangular or heart shaped with wavy edges. Carried on hollow leafstalks. Lighter green and fuzzy on the underside of leaf.
Fruit: Seeds remain encased in the bur. These burs get entangled in fur and clothing and are dispersed this way.
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