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Nodding Plumeless Thistle (Carduus nutans)

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Carduus Nutans, or more commonly know as Nodding Plumeless Thistle, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Carduus. Its duration is biennial or bi-annual which means it can grow or bloom twice, in the first year and the following year. Carduus Nutans or Nodding Plumeless Thistle's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Carduus
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Biennial Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I)
  • State Noxious Status: CA (AW) CO (BW) ID (NW) IL (NW) KS (NW) KY (NW) MD (NW) MN (PNW) MO (NW) NC (CBW) ND (NW) NE (NW) NM (CBW) NV (NW) OH (PNW) OK (NW) OR (BDW Q) PA (NW) SD (RNPS) UT (NW) WA (CBW NWSPQ) WV (NW) WY (NW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: CA (musk thistle) CO (musk thistle) ID (musk thistle) IL (musk thistle) KS (musk thistle nodding thistle) KY (musk thistle) MD (musk thistle nodding thistle) MN (musk thistle) MO (musk thistle) NC (musk thistle) ND (musk thistle) NE (musk thistle) NM (musk thistle) NV (musk thistle) OH (musk thistle) OK (musk thistle) OR (musk thistle) PA (musk thistle nodding thistle) SD (musk thistle) UT (musk thistle) WA (musk thistle musk thistle nodding thistle) WV (musk thistle) WY (musk thistle)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: KY N'EAST NE&GP SEEPPC STATE SWSS WI WSWS




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