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Arctium lappa, Lappa major, Lappa officinalis

Storborre Stor kardborre Glat Burre Great Burdock

 

Found in southern Sweden, more common in Denmark. Occasional in the UK.

Harvest the roots, peel and slice, steam, fry or saute. Young leaves may also be picked, cooked and eaten. Burdock has and still is used to make beers, wines and cordials.

 

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