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Carduus tenuiflorus
winged plumeless thistle Aster Family
Carduus tenuiflorus Asteraceae
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common names
  winged plumeless thistle
  slender flowered thistle
accepted scientific name
  Carduus tenuiflorus W. Curtis
rules for finding collection records
  Carduus tenuiflorus (247)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2011 Zoya Akulova
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is .25 to .5 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of April thru 2nd week of August

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (35)
Wikimedia Commons (7)
Morwell NP (1)
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Disturbed
Grassland
Forest
Riparian
Brush
Native Plant Status
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native Not Native
native Not Present

Invasive in some regions.
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