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Key to Carthamus

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1. Corolla pale purple; cauline leaves ± deeply lobed ..... [C. leucocaulos]

1' Corolla yellow to red; cauline leaves toothed to deeply lobed

2. Cauline leaves dentate, weakly spiny; corolla yellow to red; fruit white ..... [C. tinctorius]

2' Cauline leaves ± deeply lobed, very spiny; corolla yellow; fruit brown

3. Outer phyllaries generally 2 × inner; herbage ± sparsely hairy; stem white ..... C. creticus

3' Outer phyllaries generally <= 1.5 × inner; herbage loosely cobwebby to ± woolly; stem straw-colored ..... C. lanatus

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