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Blessed Milkthistle (Silybum marianum)

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Silybum Marianum, or more commonly know as Blessed Milkthistle, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Silybum. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Silybum Marianum or Blessed Milkthistle's floral region is North America US Lower 48

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Silybum
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Biennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I)
  • State Noxious Status: OR (BDW) WA (CAW NWSPQ)
  • State Noxious Common Name: OR (milk thistle) WA (milk thistle)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE SWSS WSWS




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