Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Arctium tomentosum Mill. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Botanical Illustration

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz
Family Asteraceae
Arctium tomentosum Mill.
cotton burdock, hairy burdock, woolly burdock
Arctium: from Greek arction, the name of a plant taken from arctos, "bear," because of the rough involucre
tomentosum: densely woolly
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Status: Introduced - locally established
Plant: erect, biennial, 2'-4' tall forb
Flower: head 1/2"-1" wide with pink to purple disk flowers, densely woolly, bracts(phyllaries) only slightly hooked; inflorescence a cluster of long-stalked heads
Fruit:round, slightly bristly bur
Leaf:alternate, large, heart-shaped base, on stalks getting shorter toward the top, lower stalks mostly hollow
(Glossary)

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