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Common Sow-thistle


Prickly and smooth sow-thistles are common weeds of cultivated areas very difficult to tell apart


 

 

Common Name Common Sow-thistle
Alternative Name(s) Prickly and Smooth Sow-thistles
Scientific Name Sonchus species
Species Group Daisy Family Compositae
Status
Interest Level
1
Visabile
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Daisy family - Compositae
Status Common
Flower Colour Group Yellow
Visible
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
Preferred Environment
Look for Tight dandelion-like fowers and prickly leaves
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Daisy Family Compositae