Arctium minus

Common Burdock
Arctium minus

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
AKA: Lesser Burdock, Burweed
Photo taken on: July 28, 200
Location: Morrow Point Trail, GV, CO
Life Zones: Plains to foothills
Habitat: Roadsides

Grows bushy to 6ft tall. Leaves are large and velvety. Flowers are thistle-like and have hooked bracts. A European escapee.

Flora of North America reference.

NOXIOUS

Blue/Purple Round Clusters