Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn. 264

Variegated artichoke, Variegated thistle, Milk thistle, Bull thistle, Holy thistle, Blessed milk thistle, Gundagai thistle, Lady's thistle, Blessed milkthistle, St. Mary's Thistle, Blessed milk-thistle, Spotted thistle, Blessed thistle, Cabbage thistle, Our Lady's milk thistle, Milk-thistle
Silybum marianum Flower
flower
Silybum marianum Leaf
leaf
Silybum marianum Fruit
fruit
Silybum marianum Bark
bark
Silybum marianum Habit
habit
Silybum marianum Other
other
Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn.
Weeds
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Silybum
Species
Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn.
Common name(s)
  • Variegated artichoke
  • Variegated thistle
  • Milk thistle
  • Bull thistle
  • Holy thistle
  • Blessed milk thistle
  • Gundagai thistle
  • Lady's thistle
  • Blessed milkthistle
  • St. Mary's Thistle
  • Blessed milk-thistle
  • Spotted thistle
  • Blessed thistle
  • Cabbage thistle
  • Our Lady's milk thistle
  • Milk-thistle
IUCN Red List
LC
Least concern
Population trend: Stable
Uses
  • FOOD ADDITIVE
    • flavoring
  • BEE PLANTS
    • honey
  • MEDICINE
    • sources of natural substances
  • POISON
    • mammals
  • WEED
    • seed contaminant
Additional information
Phenology

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