Taxon  Report   5918 
Onopordum tauricum  Willd.
Bull cottonthistle,  Taurian thistle
Onopordum tauricum
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Onopordum tauricum, 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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Onopordum tauricum
© 2001 CDFA
Genus: Onopordum
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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: Aug 20, 2018).

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