perennial European sow thistle


: a perennial sow thistle (Sonchus arvensis) that is native to Europe but widely naturalized as a weed, spreads by creeping underground rhizomes, and has clasping spiny leaves and heads of yellow flowers on long peduncles

called also field sow thistle

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“Perennial European sow thistle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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