Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3933

Forb
Biennial

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in fields and roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Reddish-purple/ Lavender
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Arctium lappa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arctium lappa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-26-001:
Arctium lappa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Great Burdock