OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-26-001:
Arctium lappa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Greater Burdock


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image of Arctium lappa, Greater Burdock

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_arla3_001_lvd

        

 

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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-26-001:
Arctium lappa   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

Find by scientific name:

3933

Forb
Biennial

Non-native: Eurasia

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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