Greater Burdock

Arctium lappa

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Arctium lappa, commonly called greater burdock,gobō,edible burdock,lappa, or beggar's buttons, is a biennial plant of the Arctium (burdock) genus in the Asteraceae family, cultivated in gardens for its root used as a vegetable. It is an invasive weed of high-nitrogen soils.

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