Taxon  Report   11464 
Carduus pycnocephalus  L.  ssp. pycnocephalus 
Italian thistle
Carduus pycnocephalus ssp. pycnocephalus
© 2013 Jean Pawek
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Carduus pycnocephalus ssp. pycnocephalus
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Carduus pycnocephalus ssp. pycnocephalus
© 2015 Robert Sikora
Carduus pycnocephalus ssp. pycnocephalus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.

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Carduus pycnocephalus ssp. pycnocephalus
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Genus: Carduus
Parent Record Carduus pycnocephalus
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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 20, 2018).

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