Taxon  Report   7681 
Sonchus asper  (L.) Hill  ssp. asper 
Sow Thistle,  prickly sow thistle
Sonchus asper ssp. asper, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Sonchus asper ssp. asper
© 2008 Keir Morse
Sonchus asper ssp. asper
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Sonchus
Parent Record Sonchus asper.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS: accepted name: Sonchus asper
 
 Information about  Sonchus asper ssp. asper  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (SOAS)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 23, 2014).

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