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Common name

English: Slender-flower thistle

German: Dünnköpfige Distel

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(family description)

          Genus: Carduus (3)

            Epithet: tenuiflorus Curtis (1)

Synonym: Carduus argiroa Nyman

tenuiflorus => slender-flowered, fine-flowered

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple

External links

Check for Carduus tenuiflorus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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