spiny sowthistle
Sonchus asper (L.) Hill

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EDDMapS Distribution

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State Regulated List

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Sonchus
Subject: Sonchus asper (L.) Hill

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
perennial sowthistle, prickly sowthistle, spiny-leaf sow-thistle

Related Scientific Names:
Sonchus asper ssp. asper (L.) Hill (Synonym)


Plants - Forbs/Herbs