Image Number: 5358658

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Description:
Close-up view of the stems of musk thistle (Carduus nutans) showing spiny flanges, with a flower bud in the background.
Image type:
Field
Image view:
Close-up

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Carduus
Subject: Carduus nutans L.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, January 18, 2008
Image last updated:
Monday, April 14, 2008