Leaf of the Common Burdock

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Leaves alternate*, ovate*, with slightly lager bases and a somewhat pointed tip. Lower leaves somewhat wooly and covered in hairs on both the top and the bottom the first year. The second year, long, wooly flowerstems appear.

Drawing by Lisa Leombruni.


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