| Sonchus oleracus, Sunflower family (Compositae)
|Flowers:||Light yellow dandelion-like flower to 1 1/4" wide, followed by seeds with soft white silk.|
|Leaves:||Dark green leaves to 7" long, wavy, thin and shiny, with rough thorny edges.|
|Height:||Grows to 5'.|
| Photographed April
5, in Superstition Mountain area.
Typically found on roadsides and in disturbed ground.