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Plants with red and green leaves

Observed: 19th September 2012 By: Lucy CorranderLucy Corrander’s reputation in PlantsLucy Corrander’s reputation in PlantsLucy Corrander’s reputation in Plants
                        Plants with red and green leaves
                               Top of plant showing gren leaves and bud
                               Bottom of plant showing red leaves
Description:

In neither park nor garden but street.
About ten inches high. Red and green leaves. Lower ones quite thick. Buds for yellow flowers.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Smooth Sow-thistle (Sonchus oleraceus) interacts

Comments

lavateraguy's picture

rule of thumb

I adopt the rule of thumb (ex Sterry) that asper has glossy leaves, and oleraceus matt leaves. That leaves a lot of annual Sonchus unidentified, but makes this one oleraceus.

markwilson's picture

Brain fade

My second slip up in as many days - could blame the new glasses but probably "tempus fugit"