Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. oleraceus, from olus, oleris, garden or pot herbs, vegetables
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
The channel had become filled with reeds, and great quantities of enormous milk or sow thistle (Sonchus oleraceous).
"Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration" by Ernest Giles
Winter's cool handshake welcomes a number of hardy plants, including the many varieties of ornamental cabbages and kales ( Brassica olerace a var.