Cynara cardunculus L.
Cardoon

Reference
Sp.Pl. 2:827-828 (1753)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

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.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 October 2002
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Katanning, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Busselton, Donnybrook-Balingup, Kojonup, Narrogin, Northam, Plantagenet, Toodyay.