sowthistle

sowthistle

Observation - sowthistle - UK and Ireland. Description: Family Compositae. Medium (20-40cm)height, bright green, deeply-divided unstalked leaves with some reddish veining, stalk also reddish and slightly ribbed. Flowers approx 2cm fully open; pale to lemon-yellow, in short-stalked clusters; flower-buds have re

Family Compositae. Medium (20-40cm)height, bright green, deeply-divided unstalked leaves with some reddish veining, stalk also reddish and slightly ribbed. Flowers approx 2cm fully open; pale to lemon-yellow, in short-stalked clusters; flower-buds have red-black streaks and are oblong in shape.