Cynara cardunculus L. Cardoon
Sp.Pl. 2:827-828 (1753)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 23 October 2002

Erect, spiny perennial, herb, to 1.5 m high, leaves large, greyish, woolly. Fl. purple, Nov to Dec or Jan to Feb. Weed of roadsides & pastures, creek beds.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Plantagenet, Toodyay.