Carduus


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Related to Carduus: Carduus crispus, Carduus nutans, Cirsium

carduus

(ˈkɑːdjʊəs)
n
(Plants) a thistle, esp the species Carduus benedictus
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Noun1.carduus - genus of annual or perennial Old World prickly thistlesCarduus - genus of annual or perennial Old World prickly thistles
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
Carduus crispus, welted thistle - European biennial introduced in North America having flower heads in crowded clusters at ends of branches
Carduus nutans, musk thistle, nodding thistle - Eurasian perennial naturalized in eastern North America having very spiny white cottony foliage and nodding musky crimson flower heads; valuable source of nectar
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Through the years, women from different generations and locations have proven their strength and independence.And Izabela Textorisova, the first Slovak female botanist, discovered on the Tlsta hill an interesting thistle, later named after her Carduus Textorianus Marg.
###***Taraxacum officinalis 11, Triticum vulgare 9, Carduus 5, Centaurea 4
Nodding thistle (Carduus nutans L.), which is a relative of Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) and the perennial Sowthistle (Sonchus arvensis) growing in our enclosures, reduces the rate of seed germination and growth in nearby species (Wardle et al, 1991).
Liang, Chemical Constituents from Whole Plants of Carduus acanthoides, Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi, 38, 2334 (2013).
Cabe mencionar, ademas, que en los ultimos anos se han detectado nuevas especies que se deberian anadir a las 743 estimadas en 2014, e.g., Carduus tenuiflorus Curtis, Dittrichia viscosa (L.) Greuter, Ehrharta longiflora Sm., Euphorbia terracina L.; detalles para cada una de estas especies pueden encontrarse en Cordero et al.
The results also suggest that there is a choice on Asteraceae members on family level and especially a choice on the genera Onopordum, Echinops L, Carduus L, Centaurea L.
(2008b) indicate that amongst the three plants tested, Carduus pycnocephalus has the highest potential reduced CH4 level by 20-21.5 % on hay or concentrate-hay (68: 32) based diets.
Formees d'especes therophytiques, Reseda lutea (1.81), Aegilops ventricosa (1.56), Atractylis humilis (1.55) et d'une geophyte Allium roseum (1.55), ces taxons de tendance preforestiere s'opposent aux especes post-culturales comme Hordeum murinum (-2.12), Atractylis carduus (-2.03).
The plant species Carduus nutans and Phlomis were found to be the most effective out of eleven native tested species [148].
Louda, "Chemistry of Cirsium and Carduus: A role in ecological risk assessment for biological control of weeds?" Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, vol.
Since 1968 the Eurasian flower-head weevil Rhinocyllus conicus has been introduced at multiple locations in North America (Herr 2004) as a biocontrol agent for invasive thistles Carduus and Silybum, including San Luis Obispo County in 1973 (Goeden et al.