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Random Musings => Miscellany => Where The Wild Things Are => Topic started by: Martin109 on May 20, 2015, 09:25:17 pm

Title: What Is This Plant?
Post by: Martin109 on May 20, 2015, 09:25:17 pm
(https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/19739053/LargeLeavedPlant.jpg)

The largest leaf is 55cm from leaf base to tip!
Title: Re: What Is This Plant?
Post by: Wowbagger on May 20, 2015, 09:37:03 pm
It looks like burdock to me.

http://www.natronacountyweeds.com/common-burdock/
Title: Re: What Is This Plant?
Post by: Aunt Maud on May 20, 2015, 10:07:58 pm
+1

They get big, have a nice set of flowers, bees love them and the seedheads are fun to throw at dogs and small children.
Title: Re: What Is This Plant?
Post by: Wowbagger on May 20, 2015, 10:14:50 pm
The seedheads are a right bastard to remove from a red setter.
Title: Re: What Is This Plant?
Post by: Martin109 on May 20, 2015, 10:16:42 pm
Thank you!

I shall look forward to the flowers and the seedheads with great anticipation. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: What Is This Plant?
Post by: Eccentrica Gallumbits on May 20, 2015, 10:17:27 pm
Dandelion & burdock yum yum yum.
Title: Re: What Is This Plant?
Post by: pcolbeck on May 21, 2015, 10:00:23 am
And you can rub the leaves on nettle stings !
Title: Re: What Is This Plant?
Post by: 504steve on May 21, 2015, 02:44:25 pm
Nettle sting relief, It's dock leaves rubbed on, not burdock. (Different plants)
Title: Re: What Is This Plant?
Post by: pcolbeck on May 21, 2015, 02:47:25 pm
Nettle sting relief, It's dock leaves rubbed on, not burdock. (Different plants)

Your right. Mea culpa,