Identifying Weeds: Annual sow-thistle (Sonchus oleraceus)

Annual sow-thistle

(Sonchus oleraceus)

Height x spread: 20-150 x 10-20cm (8-60 x 4-8in).

Leaves: Dull blue-green, variable in shape with lobed and serrated edges.

Flowers: Pale yellow, somewhat dandelion-like, 2-2.5cm (¾-1 in) across in small clusters, summer.

Other features: Seed heads fluffy. Annual.

annual sow-thistle - sonchus oleraceus

21. July 2011 by admin
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