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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Sonchus arvensis var. arvensis   FAMILY Asteraceae_   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sonchus arvensis ssp. arvensis   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Sonchus arvensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Field Sowthistle, Perennial Sowthistle


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Sonchus arvensis var. arvensis   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sonchus arvensis ssp. arvensis   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Sonchus arvensis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3375

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Absent
Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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