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Common name

English: Boar Thistle

German: Milchfleckdistel

Portuguese: Cardo-dos-picos

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(family description)

          Genus: Galactites (1)

            Epithet: tomentosa Moench (7)

tomentosa => densely covered with short, soft, tangled hairs

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet, pink

External links

Check for Galactites tomentosa at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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