Italian thistle (Carduus pycnocephalus)

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Italian thistle fact file

Italian thistle description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderAsterales
FamilyCompositae
GenusCarduus (1)

Information on the Italian thistle (Carduus pycnocephalus) is being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Italian thistle status

The Italian thistle is not yet classified on the IUCN Red List.

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. UNEP-WCMC (July, 2011)
    http://www.unep-wcmc.org
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Italian thistle in flower  
Italian thistle in flower

© Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson
Fair Oaks,
CA,
USA
davedlj1246@sbcglobal.net
http://www.flickr.com/photos/birding4me/

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