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Taxon: Carthamus lanatus L. subsp. lanatus

Synonym of Carthamus lanatus L.

Genus: Carthamus section: Atractylis
Family: Asteraceae alt. Compositae
Nomen number: 318330
Name verified on: 02-Apr-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 11-Aug-2013
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • woolly distaff thistle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide F NAmer)


  • Sell, P. & G. Murrell. 1996–. Flora of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (21 April 2014)

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