Sonchus oleraceus (common sowthistle) is a species of annual herb in the family Asteraceae. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is native to Africa, Asia, Europe, Cerrado, Caatinga, and Mata Atlântica. It has simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Phyciodes mylitta. It is a photoautotroph. Individuals can grow to 0.79 m.
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