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Field Sowthistle (Sonchus arvensis)

  • Field Sowthistle (Sonchus Arvensis) http://www.sagebud.com/field-sowthistle-sonchus-arvensis
    Credit: Carl Axel Magnus Lindman (1856-1928) | «Bilder ur Nordens F... | License: PD Old PD-Art (PD-old)
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    Credit: Carl Axel Magnus Lindman (1856-1928) | «Bilder ur Nordens F... | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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    Credit: Carl Axel Magnus Lindman (1856-1928) | «Bilder ur Nordens F... | License: PD Old
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    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: PD Old
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    Credit: Fornax | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • Field Sowthistle (Sonchus Arvensis) http://www.sagebud.com/field-sowthistle-sonchus-arvensis
    Credit: Fornax | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Field Sowthistle (Sonchus Arvensis) http://www.sagebud.com/field-sowthistle-sonchus-arvensis
    Credit: Fornax | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Field Sowthistle (Sonchus Arvensis) http://www.sagebud.com/field-sowthistle-sonchus-arvensis
    Credit: Anneli Salo | Own photo | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • Field Sowthistle (Sonchus Arvensis) http://www.sagebud.com/field-sowthistle-sonchus-arvensis
    Credit: Anneli Salo | Own photo | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • Field Sowthistle (Sonchus Arvensis) http://www.sagebud.com/field-sowthistle-sonchus-arvensis
    Credit: Anneli Salo | Own photo | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • Field Sowthistle (Sonchus Arvensis) http://www.sagebud.com/field-sowthistle-sonchus-arvensis
    Credit: Anneli Salo | Own photo | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • Field Sowthistle (Sonchus Arvensis) http://www.sagebud.com/field-sowthistle-sonchus-arvensis
    Credit: Anneli Salo | Own photo | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • Field Sowthistle (Sonchus Arvensis) http://www.sagebud.com/field-sowthistle-sonchus-arvensis
    Credit: Anneli Salo | Own photo | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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Sonchus Arvensis, or more commonly know as Field Sowthistle, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Sonchus. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Sonchus Arvensis or Field Sowthistle's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Sonchus
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) AK (I) CAN (I) SPM (I)
  • State Noxious Status: AK (NW) AZ (PNW) CA (AW) CO (CW) HI (NW) IA (PRNW) ID (NW) IL (NW) MI (NW) MN (PNW) NV (NW) SD (NW RNPS) WY (NW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: AK (perennial sowthistle) AZ (perennial sowthistle) CA (perennial sowthistle) CO (perennial sowthistle) HI (perennial sowthistle) IA (perennial sowthistle) ID (perennial sowthistle) IL (perennial sowthistle) MI (perennial sowthistle) MN (sowthistle) NV (sowthistle) SD (perennial sowthistle) WY (perennial sowthistle)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: N'EAST STATE SWSS WSWS
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(UPL) 2(UPL) 3(FAC-) 4(FAC) 5(FAC) 6(NI) 7(NI) 8(FACU) 9(FACU+) 0(FACU) A(FACU)




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