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Cynara cardunculus
cardoon Aster Family
Cynara cardunculus Asteraceae
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common name
  cardoon
accepted scientific name
  Cynara cardunculus L.
rules for finding collection records
  Cynara cardunculus (197)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2004 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 2. to 3. inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of January thru 1st week of November

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (81%)
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Disturbed
Grassland
Riparian
Brush
Native Plant Status
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native Not Native
native Not Present

Invasive in some regions.
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