Common Burdock
Arctium minus

Common Names
common burdock, burdock, clotbur, cuckoo button, smaller burdock.

A biennial or perennial 3 to 8 feet in height, with many flowered heads.

Flowering Period
June to October.

Fields and pastures.

Roots in the fall of plant's first year of growth; seeds the second year of growth.

Plant is a diaphoretic, diuretic, alterative, and depurative. It is used externally in salves or as a wash for burns, skin irritations, and minor wounds.

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