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Smooth Sow-thistle

Observed: 31st August 2013 By: John PilkingtonJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

Found in stony area at edge of coastal path - unable to match with any ID so far.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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

Comments

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Smooth Sow Thistle

Many thanks for the ID - it was the flower colouring and form that threw me - title amended to accord with corrected ID - John

lavateraguy's picture

The pale outer ligules ...

... are a common variant in Sonchus oleraceus.

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Outer Ligules

Many thanks for the feedback lavateraguy