Sonchus arvensis

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Field Sowthistle
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Cichorieae
Genus: Sonchus
Species: S. arvensis
Binomial name
Sonchus arvensis

Sonchus arvensis (corn sow thistle, dindle, field sow thistle, gutweed, swine thistle, tree sow thistle, field sowthistle[1] or field milk thistle [2]) is a medicinal plant. It is an invasive species in the Great Lakes region and was first sighted in 1865.[3]


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