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Italian Plumeless Thistle

Carduus pycnocephalus L.

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Carduus pycnocephalus (Italian Plumeless Thistle) is a species of annual herb in the family Asteraceae. They have achenes. Flowers are visited by Monarch, Vanessa cardui, Anthidium chilense, and Camberwell beauty.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Italian plumeless thistle. View this species on GBIF