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Common Sowthistle

Sonchus oleraceus

Also known as

Smooth Sowthistle, Milk Thistle, Sow Thistle, Annual Sowthistle, Hare's-Lettuce, Milk Weed, Pualele, Wild Lettuce

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

40cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Common Sowthistle Overview

This species grows as a wild flower in Britain & Northern Europe.