Sow-thistle



noun
1.
any composite plant belonging to the genus Sonchus, especially S. oleraceus, a weed having thistlelike leaves, yellow flowers, and a milky juice.
noun
1.
any of various plants of the Old World genus Sonchus, esp S. oleraceus, having milky juice, prickly leaves, and heads of yellow flowers: family Asteraceae (composites) Also called milk thistle, (NZ) puha, (NZ) rauriki

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