Sonchus oleraceus L.
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2004
Emily J. Lott and Susan P. Rankin 5020
Date: 24 April 2004
United States, Texas, Presidio, Chinati Mtns. State Natural Area. At the Cienega, extensive alkali seeps to SW of Sirra Parda and SW quadrant of Natural Area. Elev. 3550 ft.
29d 53m 57s N; 104d 33m 47s
Habitat and Description:
Boulders and fine-grained pale soils in dense riparian thicket along arroyo which drains the cienega to the W, with Prosopis, Baccharis, Aloysia, Cynodon, Centaurium, Eleocharis, Nicotiana, in the drainage. CD scrub on low hills above arroyo. Weak, erect annual to 75 cm tall. Fls yellow. In sheltered crevice of canyon wall. Uncommon.
Record Id: 14ed4aed-f9e7-4a97-82fb-79863c621162