Lesser Burdock Arctium minus (Hill) BernhardiNon-native  -  Invasive    Synonyms: Common Burdock, Lesser Common Burdock.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Asterales   >   Family Asteraceae   >   Genus Arctium   

Status:

"Naturalized from Europe; Newfoundland to British Columbia, south to Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Kansas and California"(Reed, 1964).

There are 167 records in the project database.

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Lesser Burdock blooming in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/12/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Lesser Burdock in Garrett Co., Maryland (9/15/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Lesser Burdock in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/1/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Lesser Burdock growing in Kent Co., Maryland (5/14/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Lesser Burdock in Carroll Co., Maryland (8/26/2016). Photo by Derek Hudgins. (MBP list)

Lesser Burdock in Howard Co., Maryland (7/17/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Lesser Burdock blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (7/17/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Lesser Burdock in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/9/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Lesser Burdock in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/12/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Lesser Burdock in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/22/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Lesser Burdock in Somerset Co., Maryland (5/3/2015). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Lesser Burdock in Howard Co., Maryland (9/7/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Lesser Burdock in Baltimore City, Maryland (7/10/2019). Photo by Kirsten Johnson. (MBP list)

Lesser Burdock growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/15/2018). Photo by Robert Ferraro. (MBP list)


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