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Carthamus tinctorius
safflower Aster Family
Carthamus tinctorius Asteraceae
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common name
  safflower
accepted scientific name
  Carthamus tinctorius L.
rules for finding collection records
  Carthamus tinctorius (204)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2012 Richard Spellenberg
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 2 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of February thru 2nd week of November
Not Native

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
Not Native
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (22)
Wikimedia Commons (9)
U of Michigan Herbarium (2)
G.D.Carr (4)
Jay Sullivan (1)
base map where plant found

Disturbed
Forest
grid lines base