Common Burdock / Lesser Burdock

Arctium minus

  1. Tap rooted biennial; large heart-shaped basal leaves; large alternate leaves; large burs impact livestock production; seeds are short lived.
  2. Herbicide control or hand pulling in rosette stage (first years growth) before bolting and flowering; mow or sheer the tap root at bolting.
  3. Saskatchewan Invasive Plant Species Guide
    Weeds of the Prairies
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