Carduus tenuiflorus Curtis

Common name

English: Slender-flower thistle

German: Dünnköpfige Distel

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Asterales (210)

        Family: Asteraceae (209) (family description)

          Genus: Carduus (3)

           Epithet: tenuiflorus Curtis (1)

tenuiflorus => slender-flowered, fine-flowered

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple

External links

Check for Carduus tenuiflorus at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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