Wildflowers of New York

Burdock flowers

A photographic collection and brief reference to help identify Wildflowers found in New York

Burdock
- Arctium minus

Asteraceae Family (aster, daisy, composite, or sunflower family)
Biennial plant native to Europe

A large rough plant with beautiful flowers that unfortunately turn into aggravating burrs. Lower leaves are heart shaped

Found: Fields, wasteground, roadsides
Height: 3 - 5 feet
July - Oct bloom time

Burdock flowers