Patagonia Wildflowers
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Cynara cardunculus
Cynara cardunculus
cardoon Aster Family
Cynara cardunculus Asteraceae
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English common names
  •artichoke thistle
Spanish common name
  •cardo comestible
accepted scientific name
  •Cynara cardunculus L.
rules for finding collection records
  Cynara cardunculus (297)
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 1.2 to 2.0 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (30%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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Native Plant Status
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native Not Native native Not Present