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Scotch thistle
Onopordum acanthium L.

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Onopordum

Other System Links

Plants: ONAC
Bayer: ONRAC
GRIN: 104466
ITIS: 38140
NPDN Host: 36437

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
Scottish thistle, cotton thistle, heraldic thistle, Scotch cottonthistle

Related Scientific Names:

Onopordum acanthium ssp. acanthium L.(Synonym)


Category: Forbs/Herbs