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Blessed Milkthistle

Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn.

Jos Mara Escolano   cc-by-nc-sa

Silybum marianum (Blessed Milkthistle) is a species of annual herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They have simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Western Tiger Swallowtail, Seven-spot ladybird, Vanessa cardui, and Honey bee. Individuals can grow to 0.9 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of blessed milkthistle. View this species on GBIF