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Spiny sowthistle

Halbi Name spiny-sowthistle3
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Didhi
Scientific name Sonchrus asper (L.) Hill.
Family Asteraceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant A erect annual glabrous herb, stem upto 1m tall, erect from taproot, fistulose, purplish, glabrous, glaucous, with milky sap, single or multiple from base, branching often carinate.
Leaves Runicinate Photo Gallery
Flower Head in umbellate cymes. spiny-sowthistle2spiny-sowthistle1
Fruit/ seed Achene compressed 3-lobbed on face
Habitat and distribution Cropland as well as non cropland
Flowering and fruiting May to October
Associated with Wasteland flora
Habit
Inflorescence

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