New York City EcoFlora - iNaturalist Observations
Taxon: Sonchus oleraceus L.
Family: Asteraceae
Taxon Remarks: Common Sow-thistle
Collector: elaphrornis      
Date: 2017-06-08
Locality: United States, New York, Kings, Mill Basin, Brooklyn, NY 11234, USA
40.6104666667  -73.9233694444
Verbatim Coordinates: 40.6104666667, -73.9233694444
Description: Common Sowthistle (Smooth Sowthistle in UK) (Sonchus oleraceus). Marine Park area, Brooklyn, NY. Fissure at joint of sidewalk & building. A common plant of course, but useful to record urban sites. Photos show diagnostic features, including flowerhead diameter, pointed auricles and large triangular apical lobe of leaves. This is the same plant seen in these previous observations:
Specimen Images
Link to Source: iNaturalist #6568716
Record Id: 906fba1c-9049-424b-b7de-000d821764c5
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