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Sonchus arvensis
field sow-thistle Aster Family
Sonchus arvensis Asteraceae
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common name
  field sow-thistle
accepted scientific name
  Sonchus arvensis L.
rules for finding collection records
  Sonchus arvensis (3203)
  Sonchus uliginosus (262)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2003-2014 John Hilty, Illinois Wildflowers
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1. to 2. inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed 3rd week of June thru 3rd week of October
Invasive in AZ, CA, CO, ID, IL, IA, MI, MN, NV, SD, WA, WY

How Likely at this Location (78%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Disturbed
Riparian
Wetland
Meadow
grid lines base