Sonchus oleraceus L.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Asteraceae (Compositae)
  • Species : Sonchus oleraceus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sonchus oleraceus L.
  • Common name : Common Sow Thistle
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1392, CJS 11963
  • Key identification features : An annual herb with deeply cut, toothed leaves. Flowers are minute in compact heads (1.8-2 cm. across). Fruit is small, dry with a crown of white and silky hairs.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Europe
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bijapur, Chitradurga, Gulbarga, Hassan, Mysore
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka

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