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Sonchus palustris L.

Synonym
  • Sonchidium palustre (L.) Pomel
  • Sonchus inundatus Popov
  • Sonchus paludosus Gueldenst. ex Ledeb.
  • Sonchus sagittatus Moench
  • Sonchus sespedalis Gilib.
Vernacular Name
Marsh Sowthistle
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Conservation status
No status defined
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Detail
Occurrence: Ab(A), Ar, Au(A), Be(B), Br, Bu, By, -Co, Cs, Ct, Da, Ga(F), Ge, Gg, ?Gr, -He, Ho, Hs(S), Hu, It, ?La, ?Lt, Mo, No, Po, Rf(C, CS, E, K, N, NW, S), Rm, -Sa, ?Si(S), Sk, Sr, Su, Tu(A), Uk(K, U) (EuroMed, 2018). A plant native to temperate regions of the Europe, Russia, Central Asia, and the Province of Xinjiang in western China. It has also become naturalized in a few locations in the Canadian Province of Ontario. Sonchus palustris can be found in damp peaty or silty soils rich in nitrogen. The species epithet palustris is Latin for "of the marsh" and indicates its common habitat. It is a perennial herb sometimes as much as 350 cm (almost 12 feet) tall. It produces an array of numerous flower heads, each with numerous yellow ray flowers but no disc flowers.
Book reference
  • Кузярін О.Т. Судинні рослини території торфовища "Білогорща” (м. Львів) // Наукові основи збереження біотичної різноманітності. - 2010. - Т.1(8), №1. - С.75-90.
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Experts
  • Alexander KUZYARIN, Dr, e-mail: kuzyarin@gmail.com

Taxonomic branch

Biota
Eukaryota
Plantae
Viridiplantae
Tracheophyta
Euphyllophytina
Magnoliopsida
Asterales
Asteraceae (=Compositae)
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