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  • Scientific Names
    • Carduus pycnocephalus
  • English
    • Italian thistle
    • Plymouth Thistle
    • Slender Winged Thistle

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Recent observations

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What

Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

Observer

kgoforth

Date

May 25, 2015 07:45 PM PDT

Description

Very spiny all over.

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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kueda

Date

May 24, 2015 03:43 PM PDT

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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cedric_lee

Date

May 23, 2015

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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glmory

Date

May 23, 2015 10:32 AM PDT

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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cesarpollo5

Date

May 15, 2015

Place

Salamanca (Google, OSM)

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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mc_biology_club

Date

May 22, 2015 02:22 PM PDT

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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cedric_lee

Date

May 22, 2015

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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andym

Date

May 20, 2015 05:44 PM PDT

Description

Confirm ID

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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bikramghale581

Date

April 25, 2015 11:06 AM PDT

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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bikramghale581

Date

April 25, 2015 09:45 AM PDT

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

May 19, 2015 06:28 PM PDT

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

Observer

jzzipkin

Date

May 17, 2015 11:13 AM PDT

Description

Looks like a thistle or knapweed?
This plant was abundant in the Presidio.

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Description from Wikipedia

Carduus pycnocephalus, with common names including Italian thistle, Italian plumeless thistle, and Plymouth thistle, is a species of thistle. It is native to: the Mediterranean region in southern Europe, North Africa, and Western Asia; East Europe and the Caucasus; and the Indian Subcontinent.

No range data available.