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Corn sowthistle, perennial sowthistle

Halbi Name corn-sowthistle-perennial-sowthistle-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Shahadav bari
Scientific name Sonchus arvensis DC.
Family Asteraceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant Perennial, erect herbaceous plant, stem 1.5 m tall alongwith glabrous, glaucous hallow, milky sap. Branching above in inflorescence, single from stout taproot or stolon.
Leaves Alternate, sessile, clasping, glabrous, dentate upto 30 cm long, reduced above. Photo Gallery
Flower Loose corymbiform arrangement of flower heads. Achene slightly compressed, oblong, prominently ribbed. corn-sowthistle-perennial-sowthistle-2corn-sowthistle-perennial-sowthistle-3
Fruit/ seed Non-cropped and cropland
Habitat and distribution June to October
Flowering and fruiting Sptember - October
Associated with Waste land flora
Habit
Inflorescence

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