Taxon  Report   11583 
Cynara cardunculus  L.  ssp. cardunculus 
Cynara cardunculus ssp. cardunculus
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Cynara cardunculus ssp. cardunculus
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Cynara cardunculus ssp. cardunculus
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Cynara cardunculus ssp. cardunculus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Cynara cardunculus ssp. cardunculus
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Genus: Cynara
Parent Record Cynara cardunculus
escaped cultivar
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ICPN: Cynara scolymus
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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:   (Accessed: Jul 19, 2018).

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