burrs

David Olson dolson at nths.covis.nwu.edu
Mon Sep 19 13:03:07 EST 1994


In article <358570$76q at news.asu.edu>, appell at imap1.asu.edu wrote:

> When hiking in the woods in the eastern US, one often acquires burrs 
> sticking to the clothing (especially socks).  Dogs with long fur get them 
> a lot too.  Can anyone tell me what plant these burrs come from?
> 
> E-mail to me would be OK.  Thanks.
> 
> David
> appell at asu.edu

   Dear David,
      I believe they come form a Burr plant, but don't quote me on that.

            Dave



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