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Onopordum acanthium, cotton thistle

Species type: Plant

Order: Asterales

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Onopordum

Species: acanthium

Authority: L.

Common names: cotton thistle

Targeted for biocontrol by: Trichosirocalus spp. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) = T. mortadelo and T. briesei, nodding thistle crown weevil Details