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Lesser Burdock

A collection of three subspecies grouped together as lesser burdock for my purposes. A common wayside plant.



Common Name Lesser Burdock
Scientific Name Arctium minus
Species Group Daisy Family Compositae
Interest Level
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Daisy family - Compositae
Status Frequent
Flower Colour Group Purple
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Bold branches plant with a thistle-like flower and prickly seed case
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Daisy Family Compositae