TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Sonchus oleraceusL.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted accepted accepted
Common 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. The leaf outline varies greatly, the more extreme types being as follows: (a) The typical form : terminal division of leaf broadly triangular, lateral divisions present ; common. (b) Forma triangularis (Wallr.) G. Beck: terminal division of leaf broadly triangular, lateral divisions wanting ; near the salt works, Ithaca flats. (c) Forma lacerus (Willd.) G. Beck: terminal division of leaf narrow; athletic field, C. U. campus ; Highland Ave. ; Cayuga Heights ; West Hill, near the L. V. R. R. station ; Ithaca flats, near the salt works.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Sonchus oleraceus (this list may be incomplete)
 Ithaca, Cornell University Gardens, in an Iris bed, weed, 20 Aug 1921, Bailey (BH 29157);
 Ithaca, in yard, weed, 26 Sep 1917, Bailey (BH 29159);
 Ithaca, 30 Sep 1915, Bailey (BH 29158);
 Ithaca, 1905, Baker (BH 29161);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, N of Cornell Countryman Building, newly seeded lawn, 12 Aug 1932, Burnham 18217 (BH 29156);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, west of War Memorial, 14 Aug 1931, Burnham 17640 (BH 29169);
 Ithaca, west of lower Lehigh Railroad station, 3 Sep 1925, Burnham 16339 (BH 29166);
 Ithaca, foot of West Hill on West Buffalo Street, 6 Aug 1926, Burnham 16799 (BH 29168);
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Five Wells Nature Preserve, near Farm House, at roadside, 10 Oct 1995, Dilger WCD1216 (BH 112662);
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Five Wells Nature Preserve, Maple Road, north of power line cut. See map on sheet, 18 Sep 2008, Dilger FWNP2319 (BH 112663);
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Five Wells Nature Preserve, near Farm House, at roadside. See map on sheet, 27 Aug 1995, Dilger WCD1223 (BH 112664);
 Ithaca, cultivated grounds, Oct 1874, Dudley (BH 29153);
 Ithaca, West Hill, above Lehigh Valley Station, roadside, 3 Sep 1916, Eames 7331 (BH 29167);
 Ithaca, near salt works, open alluvial and marshy flats, meadow, 29 Aug 1916, Metcalf 7330 (BH 29163);
 Ithaca, near salt works, in shade, 29 Aug 1916, Metcalf 7328 (BH 29170);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, NE Alumni Field, waste soil, 1 Aug 1913, Palmer 1359 (BH 29164);
 Ithaca, Cayuga Heights, along Highland Avenue, waste soil, 1 Aug 1913, Palmer 1358 (BH 29162);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Ravine, along Forest Home path, opposite College of Agriculture Heating Plant, waste soil, 27 Aug 1913, Palmer 1360 (BH 29154);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, west of Alumni Field, waste soil, 8 Jul 1913, Palmer 1357 (BH 29155);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, west of Alumni Field, waste soil, 8 Jul 1913, Palmer 1357 (BH 66874);
 Ithaca, west of Inlet of Cayuga Lake, waste field, 21 Aug 1918, Randolph (BH 29171);
 Ithaca, 16 Aug 1894, Rowlee (BH 29160);
 Ithaca, Cornell University, near engineering quad, next to Cascadilla gorge, yellow ray and disc flowers, 8 Sep 1984, Shipley 20 (BH 66870);
 Ithaca, brackish soil, near salt works, flats, 30 Jul 1919, Wiegand 13226 (BH 29165);
 Ithaca, west of Inlet of Cayuga Lake, waste field, 21 Aug 1918, Randolph (BH );

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