Two for Tuesday…

Two weeds for your Tuesday:

Toadflax-CLinaria vulgaris Hill-also called butter and eggs among others-is a yellow flower with a spur coming  to America in the 1800’s.It is a perennial advancing by seed and rhizomes with 9000 seeds airborne.

Bull thistle-Cirsium vulgare(Savi)-has a lot of names meaning it is all over the place.It’s origin is is Europe,Asia,N. Africa.It is a very large producer of seeds-400 per plant!.Bull thistle is found in waste places and fence rows.

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pic by td-both weeds from ‘waste places/disturbed areas”As Richard Maybe says these plants will cover the planet where man can not.

 

 

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