Wild plants in and around Shimane 島根とその周辺の野生植物


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Sonchus asper / Oninogeshi オニノゲシ

Bloom time: April-October

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Species in the genus Sonchus:

Sonchus asper / Oninogeshi
Sonchus oleraceus / Nogeshi


Sonchus asper / Oninogeshi オニノゲシ

Sonchus asper, a biennial herb originating in Europe, grows wild on roadsides or in wastelands in various districts; stems are hollow, with many ridges, and rise to 0.5-1m in height. Leaves are 15-20cm long, with bases bulging out round and embracing the stems, and serration's tips grow to sharp prickles to hurt. Flower heads are yellow and about 2cm long; peduncles and involucral bracts occasionally have glandular hairs. Bloom time: April-October.



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