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Prickly Sow Thistle/Gekroesde melkdistel

Sonchus asper


I believe this is Sonchus asper (Prickly Sow Thistle/Gekroesde melkdistel) but I'm not certain. Could someone confirm please?


Grass along the road


Prickly leaves, milky sap in the stem, denser papus than the dandelion has.

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Mechelen, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium

Spotted on Aug 1, 2013
Submitted on Aug 4, 2013

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