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*Carthamus Linnaeus. Distaff-thistle.

A genus of 14 species, annual and perennial herbs, of the Mediterranean region. Closely related to Centaurea, and perhaps to be included there.

Ref: Keil (2006k) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2006a). Show full citations.

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