Calflora
Taxon  Report   2568    
Cynara cardunculus  L.
Artichoke thistle,  Cardoon
Cynara cardunculus
© 2018 Kalee Koeslag
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cynara cardunculus
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Cynara cardunculus
© 2003 Michael Charters
Cynara cardunculus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Cynara cardunculus
© 2003 Michael Charters
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Cynara
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Cynara cardunculus
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYCA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 12, 2018).

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