A plant that has been used medicinally and has a yellow dye.
Soil & Site
small, yellow, 5 notched petals found on a slender raceme
seed pods form a bur that latch on to animals and clothing
1-2 feet tall
Native to Eurasia.
Has been used for many medicinal and also a source of yellow dye. The common names of Sticklewort, Cockle bur and Harvest Lice relate to the way the hooked like seed pods stick to clothing and animals.
Notes & Reference
#100-Wildflowers of Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest (Merel Black and Emmet Judziewicz)