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Wildflowers - Common Burdock

Common Burdock - Arcitim minus
Common Burdock - Arcitim minus
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
The first year growth of Common Burdock looks like rhubarb but narrower and hairy. Red flowers appear the second year.

Did You Know?

Porcupine in tree

Porcupine babies are called porcupettes. When they are born they have 15,000 quills. Porcupettes are born in the spring and, lucky for mom, the quills are soft. They can climb trees within an hour of birth. More...