Prickly Sow Thistle
Fact File
Taken at Musselburgh on 7th June 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.




 


Taken at Baron's Haugh on 25th July 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
Fact File
Prickly Sow Thistle.
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Sonchus asper.
Asteraceae.
Annual or Biennial Herb.
Habitat:
Flowers
:
Height:
Feature:
Gardens, roadsides, waste places and other disturbed habitats. 
June - October.
Up to 2 mtrs.
Edible leaves make a palatable and nutritious leaf salad.