Greater burdock

Arctium lappa

Find this plant in Hortus Dijkspark.

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Burdock - You do not feel scared for no reason The answer you planted into the fourteenth of thirty plant beds in the Dijksgracht park, part of the Twijfel Zaaien/Raising Doubts project. Latin name: Arctium Artist family: Neutral De Godin

With: De Godin

Description

The Burdock is generally large, coarse and ovate, with the lower ones being heart-shaped. They are woolly underneath and generally flower from July through to October. Burdock flowers provide essential pollen and nectar for honeybees around August when clover is on the wane and before the goldenrod starts to bloom.