Patagonia Wildflowers
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spiny plumeless thistle
Carduus acanthoides
Carduus acanthoides
spiny plumeless thistle Aster Family
Carduus acanthoides Asteraceae
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English common names
  •spiny plumeless thistle
  •plumeless thistle
Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Carduus acanthoides L.
rules for finding collection records
  Carduus acanthoides (213)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2012 Craig Althen, downloaded from the University of Washington Burke Museum
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.8 to 1.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Native Plant Status
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native Not Native native Not Present