Sunday, March 04, 2007

Burdock

burdock seed heads

It's the bane of my wool-spinning existence, but burdock seed heads are really rather pretty when they're intact.

2 comments:

Bob Babione said...

And, according to the Burdock article in Wikiedia, the inspiration for Velcro. The article also relates nutritional and medicinal uses.

Rebecca Clayton said...

Velcro! I certainly see the similarity. Thanks for that fascinating fact!