Weedy Wednesday – Scotch Thistle

Weedy Wednesday – Scotch Thistle

Description:Scotch thistle is an erect annual or biennial herb to 2 m high, commonly 1 to 1.2 m. Generally one main stem with numerous branches, covered with dense, appressed, woolly hairs giving it a whitish-grey appearance. It has broad spiny wings along the...
Weedy Wednesday – Blackberry Nightshade

Weedy Wednesday – Blackberry Nightshade

Description:Blackberry Nightshade is an erect herb or small short-lived bushy shrub to 1 m high. The leaves are 2-7.5 cm long, entire or very shallowly lobed. The flowers are white, in short-stalked clusters of 4-12 flowers. Life cycle:Annual or rarely perennial herb...
Weedy Wednesday – Dandelion

Weedy Wednesday – Dandelion

Description:A rosette forming, biennial or perennial plant with backward pointing lobes on its leaves and single bright yellow daisy-like flowers on long stalks and milky sap​As A Soil Indicator:Very low Calcium, Very high Magnesium, High Chlorine, Low humus in the...
Weedy Wednesday – Broadleaf Dock

Weedy Wednesday – Broadleaf Dock

Description:A erect plant with an annual rosette of large, broad leaves with indented bases and long flowering stems with compact seed heads and a perennial, carrot like rootstock. It flowers from September to January and has fruit with spined wings and 3 warts or...