Sowthistle, prickly, Sonchus asper (L.) Hill., non-native
- a dicot in the Asteraceae family -
prickly sowthistle is an edible herbSowthislte is a stout annual growing from 1 to 5 feet tall.

Common from spring through early summer in this area.
Pollinated flowers produce fluffy seed heads similar to dandelions.

Sowthistle can grow to 5 feet in height.
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