Sonchus


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Sonchus

genus of the plant family Asteraceae; can cause nitrate-nitrite poisoning; called also sow thistles.
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The common origin for woody Sonchus and five related genera in the Macaronesian Islands: Molecular evidence for extensive radiation.
Beet yellow stunt virus is highly destructive because of the severity of the disease it causes and because of the occurrence of a widespread source of the virus in the weed species Sonchus arvensis.
obtusifolius, Sisymbrium loeselii, Solanum dulcamara, Sonchus asper, Stellaria media, Taraxacum off icinale, Thiaspi arvense, Torilis arvensis, Tragopogon spp.
simplex, Rorippa palustris, Scirpus atrovirens, Sida spinosa, Solanum nigrum, Solidago canadensis, Sonchus asper, and Typha angustifolia.