Carduus crispus

Carduus crispus

  • Carduus crispus
  • Carduus crispus
  • Carduus crispus
  • Carduus crispus
  • Flower name
    Carduus crispus
  • Scientific name
    Carduus crispus
  • Alias項垂れ鰭薊, welted thistle, curly plumeless thistle
  • Place of originEurope
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September

What is Carduus crispus

Welted thistle , or, curly plumeless thistle , scientific name: Carduus crispus, perennial grass of the Asteraceae Carduus genera native to Europe. It is a grass naturalized in Japan. Body may fin-shaped hole in the stem and spines. It lets big flowers bloom downward.

General name: :Carduus crispus ,scientific name: Carduus crispus, origin: Europe, height: 100-150 cm, flowering period: from May to September, flower colors: red, purple, flower diameter: 3-5 cm.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Carduus
  • Species
    C. crispus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    Feather shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeYears of grass
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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