Weedy Wednesday – Velcro? What a Rip Off!

 

The hooked spines of the plant known as common burdock were the inspiration for the invention of Velcro by George de Mestral, a Swiss inventor.


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2 Responses to Weedy Wednesday – Velcro? What a Rip Off!

  1. Elise H says:

    Aren’t Common Burdock’s mainly known as Burrs?

  2. Mr. Mohn says:

    Yes, they are typically called burrs.

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