Prickly Sowthistle

Prickly Sowthistle - Sonchus asper Sonchus asper


Colour: Yellow
Flowering: June - August
Height: Up to 2.5' (80 cm)
Family: Compositae


Prickly Sowthistle    

Prickly Sowthistle is a very common weed in British gardens and wasteland.

The stalks are filled with a milky juice. The leaves are glossy and spiny. The flowers are similar to dandelions, but slightly smaller (2.5 cms diameter), with many ray florets

Prickly Sowthistle - Sonchus asper
Prickly Sowthistle

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