|Common Name:||Perennial sow thistle|
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|Habitat/Range:||• wide distribution in the region particularly along roadsides. • extent of infestation has not been determined. • very common in most areas and has been found as far away as kilometer 66 on Telegraph Creek Road, and at Warm Bay in Atlin. • felt that the weed is cyclic in this region. Populations high in early and late nineties, lower in mid nineties|
• perennial plant with creeping rhizomes; grows up to 2 m tall
• stems erect, branched, and exude a milky juice when cut
• leaves alternate, waxy, weakly prickled edges; lower leaves
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