Calflora
Taxon  Report   1505    
Carduus tenuiflorus  Curtis
Italian thistle,  Slender flowered thistle, Winged plumeless thistle
Carduus tenuiflorus
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Carduus tenuiflorus
© 2001 CDFA
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Carduus tenuiflorus
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CATE2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2018).

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