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Carduus nutans

musk thistle (Carduus nutans)Carduus nutans
Common Names musk thistle
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Purple
Plant Type Forb
Introduced Yes
Weed Yes

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musk thistle may produce a ton of seeds.


For additional information please send an e-mail request to:
Dr. Clinton C. Shock
Clinton.Shock@oregonstate.edu

Malheur Agricultural Experiment Station
595 Onion Avenue
Ontario, OR 97914
(541) 889-2174
FAX (541) 889-7831

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