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Taxon  Report  
Carduus acanthoides  L.
Plumeless thistle,   Spiny plumeless thistle
Carduus acanthoides is a perennial herb that is not native to California.
Cal-IPC rating: Limited
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(130 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Genus: Carduus
Family: Asteraceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

More information about  Carduus acanthoides

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/06/2022).