Taxon: Malacothrix sonchoides (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray

Genus: Malacothrix
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Cichorioideae
      Tribe: Cichorieae
        Subtribe: Microseridinae
Nomen number: 452898
Place of publication: Fl. N. Amer. 2:486. 1843
Name Verified on: 11-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-May-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • sow-thistle desert-dandelion  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah


  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)


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