Winged Plumeless Thistle (Carduus tenuiflorus)


Carduus Tenuiflorus, or more commonly know as Winged 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 annual which means it grows for one season only. Carduus Tenuiflorus or Winged Plumeless Thistle's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, New Jersey, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Carduus
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I)
  • State Noxious Status: CA (CW) OR (BDW Q) WA (CAW NWSPQ)
  • State Noxious Common Name: CA (slenderflowered thistle) OR (slender flowered thistle) WA (slenderflower thistle)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE

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