Lesser Burdock (Arctium minus)

Lesser Burdock (Arctium minus)

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Credit: DR J. BLOEMEN/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Hooked seed heads of Lesser Burdock (Arctium minus). Seed dispersal by animals is achieved by the presence of small hooks that entangle with fur. This mechanism was the inspiration for the invention of velcro by George de Mestral, a Swiss inventor, in 1955.

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