Taxon profile


Golden Thistle
Scolymus hispanicus L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Asterales »  family Asteraceae »  genus Scolymus - goldenthistle

Scientific synonyms

Scolymus grandiflorus Desf.

Other names

= Common Goldenthistle
= Spanish Oyster Plant
= Spanish Salsify


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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Conizonia detrita (Fabricius, 1793), Larinus scolymi (Olivier, 1807)

Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Scolymus hispanicus L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Scolymus hispanicus]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009

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