Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn. Variegated Thistle
Fruct.Sem.Pl. 2:378 (1791)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 18 June 1997

Erect, robust, spiny annual or biennial, herb, 0.3-1.2 m high. Fl. purple, Oct to Dec. Sandy & loamy soils. Weed of waste places & pastures.