Common names: Sow Thistle
Description: Annual/perennial herb with milky sap. Growing up to 25-60 cm.
Flowers: Bright yellow flowers, 7-9 mm wide. Turns into seeds: rows of oblong, white, plumose (feathery) bristles.
Leaves: Mostly grow on the upper portion of the stem, pinnately lobed
Reproduction: By seed. Wind distribution of feathery seeds.
Flowering: August through December
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