woolly distaff thistle
Carthamus lanatus ssp. creticus (L.) Holmboe

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Invasive Listing Sources

Taxonomic Rank

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

Other System Links

Plants: CALAC3
GRIN: 70152

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
saffron thistle, smooth distaff thistle

Related Scientific Names:

Carthamus baeticus (Boiss. & Reut.) Nyman(Synonym)
Carthamus lanatus ssp. baeticus (Boiss. & Reut.) Nyman(Synonym)


Category: Forbs/Herbs