Taxon  Report   1505 
Carduus tenuiflorus  Curtis
Italian thistle,  Slender flowered thistle, Winged plumeless thistle
Carduus tenuiflorus
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Carduus tenuiflorus
© Charles Webber 1998 California Academy of Sciences
Carduus tenuiflorus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: limited

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Carduus tenuiflorus
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Genus: Carduus
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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: Feb 17, 2018).

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