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Glaucous star thistle (Carthamus glaucus)

Invasive assessment | Impact assessment | Potential distribution

Scientific name:Carthamus glaucus M. Bieb.

Common Name:

glaucus star thistle


In Israel, found in terra rossa and basalt soils in areas with annual rainfall between 400 – 600 mm. Elevations to 300 m. Found in open sites and lower foothills (Youchan
et al 2000). In West Asia and North Africa, found in chickpea crops (Solh & Pala 1990).
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