Taxon  Report   11463    
Carduus acanthoides  L.  ssp. acanthoides 
Plumeless thistle
Carduus acanthoides ssp. acanthoides
© 2010 Dr.Thomas K. Voekler
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carduus acanthoides ssp. acanthoides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Carduus acanthoides ssp. acanthoides
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Genus: Carduus
Parent: Carduus acanthoides
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

More information about  Carduus acanthoides ssp. acanthoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).