Arctium minus (Hill) Bernh.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

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Arctium minus (rights holder: 2014 Zoya Akulova) © 2014 Zoya Akulova

Common Burdock

Apparently, the stout taproot has a sweet taste and can be used as food. Similarly, if the outer husk of the stems are peeled away, the pith can be used like a vegetable. There are 3 Arctium spp. (Burdocks) in Illinois. One of them, Arctium tomentosum (Woolly Burdock) has abundant cobwebby hairs that cover the floral bracts below their hooked tips. Another species, Arctium lappa (Great Burdock), i... Text © John Hilty

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