great burdock
Arctium lappa L.

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EDDMapS Distribution

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Arctium
Subject: Arctium lappa L.

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
greater burrdock, beggar's buttons, clotbur


Plants - Forbs/Herbs