Sirhowy Hill Woodlands

Scientific name: Sonchus arvensis

Perennial Sow-thistle

Medium to tall plant with far creeping stolons, stems erect to 1.5 metres, furrowed and bristly above. Upper leaves clasping the stem with rounded basal lobes. Flowerheads golden yellow, 40 to 50 mm in lax clusters. Flower bracts with sticky, yellowish glands.

"Sonchus Arvensis” by Chlystek, Public Domain
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Scientific Name

Sonchus arvensis

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