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blessed milkthistle
Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn.

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Taxonomic Rank

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

Other System Links

Plants: SIMA3
Bayer: SLYMA
GRIN: 33952
ITIS: 38413
NPDN Host: 36255

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
blessed milk-thistle, milk thistle, spotted thistle, variegated thistle

Related Scientific Names:

Carduus marianus (L.) Gaertn.(Synonym)
Mariana marianum (L.) Gaertn.(Synonym)


Category: Forbs/Herbs