Taxon profile


Prickly Sow-thistle
Sonchus asper (L.) Hill

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Asterales »  family Asteraceae »  genus Sonchus - sowthistle

Scientific synonyms

Sonchus aemulus Merino
Sonchus asper f. asper
Sonchus asper subsp. asper
Sonchus asper var. asper
Sonchus asper var. inermis Bisch.
Sonchus asper var. pungens Bisch.
Sonchus australis Hort. ex Colla
Sonchus borderi Gand.
Sonchus carolinianus Walter
Sonchus crocifolius Hort. ex Sch.Bip.

Other names

= Perennial Sowthistle
= Prickly Sowthistle
= Rough Milk Thistle
= Rough Sow-thistle
= Spiny Sowthistle


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Included taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Sonchus asper subsp. glaucescens (Jord.) Ball

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Sonchus asper (L.) Hill]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Sonchus asper (L.) Hill]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Sonchus_asper_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Sonchus asper (L.) Hill]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Sonchus asper (L.) Hill]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Sonchus asper (L.) Hill]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Sonchus asper (L.) Hill]

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