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Wisconsin Wildflowers and Invasives

Wisconsin wildflowers weeds and invasives


Wisconsin Wildflowers and Invasives 

Wisconsin wildflowers and invasives. Most of the photographs were taken while on walks along paths and through the woods. Well, at least I tell everyone I’m going for a walk. Really, I’m just exploring my options for photographing. Shhh! Don’t tell.

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Hitchhiking Burdock

This hitchhiking burdock is the reason we have VELCRO today. A Swiss inventor in the 1940's studied the burdocks hook system under the microscope. The burdock had attached themselves to his clothes and his dog's fur while walking in the woods.

Hitchhiking Burdock

Hitchhiking Burdock. The hitchhiking pest, Arctium minus or as it is more commonly known,”burdock.” Did you know it is a wildflower?
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