Burdock Root Location: Red Dead Redemption 2

Burdock Root Location: Red Dead Redemption 2

Don't be bitter that you can't find this certain plant. The Burdock root is key to a few items that can be crafted.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is abundant with various plants that can be used to make tonics and help complete various challenges in Red Dead Online. One of those plants you’ll need to locate is the Burdock Root. This guide will help you find the Burdock Root location in Red Dead Redemption 2.

Burdock Root Location

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The Burdock bushes are one of many plants you will need to gather to craft items. Specifically, the Burdock Root is what will be gathered and used to make Potent Bitters, Special Bitters, and Special Miracle Tonic.

Burdock bushes are tall, dark green leafy bushes with purple flowers, that are easy to spot and are found along railroad tracks and river banks in the Great Plains. There is one specific area in the Great Plains that is perfect for picking Burdock Roots.

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Make your way to the river bend of the Dakota River just south of Caliban’s Seat, across from the burned down town of Limpany. This area of the Dakota River is full of other plants and wildlife that you’ll need to complete challenges on Red Dead Online.

Burdock bushes may be difficult to spot at first, so using your Eagle Eye ability will help tremendously on your first pass of the area. This area of the Dakota River is close to where you will find Blue Jays, so keep your eye open for them as well.

Now that you know where the Burdock Root location is, go ahead and spend some time picking it. This is also a great spot for other plants and small game. Make sure to check out our Red Dead Redemption 2 archive for even more guides.