Definition of Sonchus
1. Noun. Sow thistles.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Milk Thistle, Sow Thistle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sonchus
Literary usage of Sonchus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publication by Field Columbian Museum (1902)
"Roadside at east end. April (380). Also near a lagoon at the same place. Feb. (Mrs. R. 106). Eggers Fl. 434. 995. sonchus ..."
2. Journal of the Northamptonshire Natural History Society and Field Club (1883)
"sonchus asper, Hoffm. Rough Sowthistle. In same places as last and almost equally common. The leaves in this species are more frequently undivided into ..."