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Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus acanthoides)

  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Vera Buhl | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Vera Buhl | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Vera Buhl | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Vera Buhl | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Vera Buhl | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Vera Buhl | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Vera Buhl | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Vera Buhl | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Vera Buhl | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Vera Buhl | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Vera Buhl | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Vera Buhl | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Carl Axel Magnus Lindman (1856-1928) | «Bilder ur Nordens F... | License: PD Old PD-Art (PD-old)
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm) | Figure from Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen at http://www.biolib.de | License: PD Old
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Syp | Own work | License: PD
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Syp | Own work | License: PD
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Syp | Own work | License: PD
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Syp | Own work | License: PD
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Syp | Own work | License: PD
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Syp | Own work | License: PD
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Taken by myself | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Hugo.arg | my | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: PD Old
  • Spiny Plumeless Thistle (Carduus Acanthoides) https://www.sagebud.com/spiny-plumeless-thistle-carduus-acanthoides/
    Credit: Vera Buhl | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
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Carduus Acanthoides, or more commonly know as Spiny 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 Acanthoides or Spiny Plumeless Thistle's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Carduus
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Biennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I)
  • State Noxious Status: AZ (PNW) CA (AW) CO (BW) MD (NW) MN (PNW) NC (CBW) NE (NW) OR (ADW Q) SD (RNPS) WA (CBW NWSPQ) WV (NW) WY (NW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: AZ (plumeless thistle) CA (plumeless thistle) CO (plumeless thistle) MD (plumeless thistle) MN (plumeless thistle) NC (plumeless thistle) NE (plumeless thistle) OR (plumeless thistle) SD (plumeless thistle) WA (plumeless thistle) WV (plumeless thistle) WY (plumeless thistle)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: NE&GP STATE WI WSWS





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