Onopordum acanthium L.

Common name

English: Cotton thistle, Scotch thistle

German: Eselsdistel

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Asterales (210)

        Family: Asteraceae (209) (family description)

          Genus: Onopordum (2)

           Epithet: acanthium L. (1)

acanthium => thorny

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple

External links

Check for Onopordum acanthium at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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