whitestem distaff thistle
Carthamus leucocaulos Sibith. & Sm.


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EDDMapS Distribution

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State Invasives List

Invasive Listing Sources

Taxonomic Rank

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

Other System Links

Plants: CALE52
GRIN: 9237
ITIS: 507586

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
distaff thistle, glaucous star thistle


Category: Forbs/Herbs