whitestem distaff thistle
Carthamus leucocaulos Sibith. & Sm.


EDDMapS Distribution

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State Regulated List

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Invasive Listing Sources

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Carthamus
Subject: Carthamus leucocaulos Sibith. & Sm.

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
distaff thistle, glaucous star thistle


Plants - Forbs/Herbs