TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Sonchus asper(L.) Hill
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted accepted accepted
Spiny Sowthistle

Asteraceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: A weed in waste places and cultivated fields, in rich soil ; common. Aug.-Sept. Generally distributed as a weed over most of the earth, except in the extreme North. Naturalized from Eu.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Sonchus asper (this list may be incomplete)
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus , Athletic grounds, 17 Sep 1916, Allanson (BH 66873);
 Ithaca, 23 Oct 1919, Bailey (BH 29151);
 Ithaca, 28 Nov 1915, Bailey (BH 29148);
 Ithaca, 30 Aug 1918, Bailey (BH 29147);
 Ithaca, 30 Aug 1918, Bailey (BH 29149);
 Ithaca, east Ithaca, railroad track, 9 Aug 1919, Bechtel 13227 (BH 29146);
 Ithaca, Cornell Univesity campus, in Plant Breeding Gardens, weed, 16 Sep 1939, Burnham 20101 (BH 29137);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, near Barton Hall, roadside bank, 17 Jul 1941, Burnham 20469 (BH 29139);
 Ithaca, Elm Street, 20 Aug 1924, Burnham 16017 (BH 29144);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, by barns near greenhouses, 26 Jul 1937, Burnham 19821 (BH 29140);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, S side of Stimson Hall, under evergreens, 31 Aug 1942, Burnham 20630 (BH 29143);
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Five Wells Nature Preserve, edge of Neimi Road, 10 Oct 1995, Dilger WCD1204 (BH 112665);
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Five Wells Nature Preserve, north of Farm House, near Neimi Road, 3 Aug 1995, Dilger WCD1237 (BH 112666);
 Ithaca Flats, cultivated ground, Sep 1875, Dudley (BH 29141);
 Town of Ithaca, S of Buttermilk Ravine, roadside, 16 Oct 1921, Foster & Burnham (BH 29138);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, NE Alumni Field, waste soil, 1 Aug 1913, Palmer 1362 (BH 29145);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, NE Alumni Field, waste soil, 1 Aug 1913, Palmer 1362 (BH 66872);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, Garden Avenue, waste soil, 26 Aug 1913, Palmer 1361 (BH 29142);
 Ithaca, 11 Jul 1876, Rowlee (BH 29150);
 Ithaca, north side of Six Mile Creek, above third reservoir, muddy shore, 11 Oct 1913, Eames & MacDaniels 1363 (BH 29152);
 Shore of Cayuga Lake, 17 Jul 1918, Randolph (BH 110085);

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