Bringing Light To A Weed


Smooth Sow-thistle (Sonchus oleraceus) – This member of the Asteraceae family has quite an unenviable reputation as a nasty and troublesome weed of gardens and arable land, and yet, seen in a different light, it is much more than just that. It has a beauty all of its own as a native wild flower and a source of nectar to pollinating insect. It also has medicinal properties as well as culinary.


Smooth Sow-thistle Sonchus oleraceus

Smooth Sow-thistle Sonchus oleraceus

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