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Sonchus kirkii. Raurōroa. Shore puha.
FAMILY: Asteraceae
BOTANICAL NAME: Sonchus kirkii
PREVIOUS NAMES: Sonchus littoralis
MĀORI NAME: shore puha; pūhā; raurōroa
FOOD: Found near the coast. Tougher and more bitter than Sonchus oleraceus.
LINKS: For images and further information on Sonchus kirkii, go to the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network site
RECORD NUMBER: 1438