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  • Italian
    • Cardo saettone
  • French
    • Chardon italien
    • Chardon à tête dense
    • Chardon à capitules denses
  • Scientific Names
    • Carduus pycnocephalus
  • English
    • Italian thistle
    • Plymouth Thistle
    • Slender Winged Thistle

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Recent observations

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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cedric_lee

Date

August 20, 2016 11:57 AM PDT

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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cedric_lee

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August 20, 2016 10:14 AM PDT

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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savannah10

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August 13, 2016 10:48 AM PDT

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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dinobiancolini

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August 6, 2016 01:26 PM SAST

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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psyllidhipster

Date

August 16, 2011 04:56 PM PDT

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

Date

July 25, 2016 10:03 PM PDT

Description

This plant was very prickly and had very poky seeds or flowers. The plant was about two feet tall and had a yellowish brown hue. This was the only one visible on the hillside I found it on.

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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mattsprinkle

Date

July 25, 2016 09:58 PM PDT

Description

This plant was found under a shady oak tree. It has a thorny stem and flower. Tan, white, and purple flowers seem to appear on the same plant. This was one of the four plants found under the oak.

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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glmory

Date

July 23, 2016 07:07 AM PDT

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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th0th

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July 16, 2016 12:14 PM PDT

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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glmory

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July 16, 2016 08:01 AM PDT

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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glmory

Date

July 10, 2016 07:30 AM PDT

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Italian thistle Carduus pycnocephalus

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joey9

Date

July 3, 2016 10:11 AM PDT
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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.

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