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Species profile—Silybum marianum (variegated thistle)

Classification

Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → Asteraceae (sunflower) → Silybum marianum (variegated thistle)

Photo of Silybum marianum (variegated thistle) - Queensland Herbarium, DES,1970

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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Asteraceae (sunflower)
Scientific name
Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn.
Common name
variegated thistle
WildNet taxon ID
10440
Alternate name(s)
cabbage thistle
variegated artichoke
St Mary's thistle
spotted thistle
spotted milk thistle
milk thistle
lady's thistle
holy thistle
gundy
Gundagai thistle
bull thistle
blessed milk thistle
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
No
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Environmental Weed

Other resources

The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=10440

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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