sowthistle

Biophilia cracks.  was part of URBANisM, in the city of Mechelen, B, during the summer of 2015

Sonchus oleraceus, gewone melkdistel, sowthistle
Do not pick plants from the streets.

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Body: Young leaves are eaten as salad greens or cooked like spinach.
Parts used: young leaves.
Do not use plants from polluted areas.

Soil: Sonchus arvensis and Sonchus oleraceus have been studied to extract Lead from polluted soils: source

Paintings will be made with the plants and will be shown on the finissage, on august 30.
More info about Biophilia cracks.

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