Sonchus brachyotus

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Sonchus brachyotus
Sonchus brachyotus 5.JPG
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Cichorieae
Genus: Sonchus
S. brachyotus
Binomial name
Sonchus brachyotus
DC. 1838
  • Sonchus arenicola Vorosch.
  • Sonchus arvensis subsp. arenicola (Vorosch.) Vorosch.
  • Sonchus arvensis subsp. brachyotus (DC.) Kitam.
  • Sonchus arvensis var. glaber Haines
  • Sonchus arvensis var. laevipes Koch
  • Sonchus brachyotus var. potaninii Tzvelev
  • Sonchus cavaleriei H.Lév.
  • Sonchus chinensis Fisch.
  • Sonchus chinensis Schrank
  • Sonchus fauriei H.Lév. & Vaniot
  • Sonchus shzucinianus Turcz. ex Herder
  • Sonchus taquetii H.Lév.

Sonchus brachyotus is an Asian species of plants in the dandelion tribe within the daisy family. It is widespread across much of northern Asia, found in Japan, Korea, China, Russia, Mongolia, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Caucasus, Kyrgyzstan, etc.[2][3]

Sonchus brachyotus is a perennial herb up to 100 cm tall. It produces flat-topped arrays of several flower heads, each head with 170-300 yellow ray flowers but no disc flowers.[2]