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Not at all. The Burdock seeds go onto the animals and naturally fall off and more Burdock flowers are grown.
no it is not a parasitism relationship it is a comminsalism relationshi. the animals are unharmed by the seeds
when a hairy animal is moving... burdock is very sticky type and it sticks on
Burdock seeds are dispersed by animal fur. These burdock seeds have little hooks on them which allows them to "catch" onto the fur.
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jesus christ people does no 1 really know how a burdock seed is adapted.....cos i dont ;D
they have a mutualistic relationship.
The accepted scientific name is Metzneria lappella.
No, Burdock seeds do not grow near water, but are cultivated in good earth and need to be watered regularly. http://www.horizonherbs.com/pilot.asp?pg=burdock_seed
it dispurses its seeds by animal fur, the seeds have little 'hooks' on them to cling to the fur
The places to purchase burdock root are many and varied. The best place to start would be your local Farmers' Market. Another good alternative would be a supermarket, such as …Sainsbury, Tesco and Morrisons.
The seeds (burrs) of the Burdock are covered in hooks which catch onto the clothes of humans, or the fur of animals that brush against the ripe burrs. Eventually, the seed…s, clustered in the burrs, shake loose and are spread over a wide area. Incidentally, it was this hook and cloth process that led to the Velcro fastening system, much used today.