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Common name

English: Cabbage thistle

German: Kohl-Kratzdistel

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Asterales (220)

        Family: Asteraceae (218)(family description)

          Genus: Cirsium (4)

            Epithet: oleraceum Scop. (1)

Synonym: Carduus acanthifolius Lam.

acanthifolius => thorny-leaved

oleraceum => edible garden herb

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: beige, white

External links

Check for Cirsium oleraceum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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