Sonchus oleraceus L.

Annual Sowthistle

Supported by

Annual herb to 1.2��2 m high. Stems hollow. Leaves variable; basal leaves 5��25 cm long, lanceolate, base not stem clasping; stem leaves 6��35 cm long, lanceolate, usually lobed and with pointed stem clasping basal lobes. Flowerhead made up of heads in flat-topped panicles. Seeds brown. source: Weeds Australia

External resources:

Record a Sighting

Location

Occurence records map

Resources

Literature

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia (http://www.ala.org.au) and Birdlife Australia (http://birdlife.org.au/).