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Key to Cynara cardunculus

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(For a list of species in Cynara cardunculus, use the above link.)

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1. Middle phyllaries widely obtuse, truncate, or notched, distally with or without spine tip 1–2 mm or acuminate with pointed tip 22–38 mm and slender spine 6–9 mm; phyllaries indistinctly ± yellow-margined or not ..... subsp. cardunculus

1' Middle phyllaries acute to short-acuminate, with pointed tip 10–21 mm and spine 2–5(6) mm; phyllaries prominently ± yellow-margined ..... subsp. flavescens


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