Photo: Silybum marianum 3.

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Flower, white-flowered version. Kyoto bot.g, Japan. Planted. 2001-05-10.


Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn.
Engl.: blessed milkthistle, milk thistle, blessed milk-thistle, holy thistle, lady's thistle, Mary thistle, St Mary's milk thistle, St. Mary's thistle, variegated thistle.
Deu.: Mariendistel.
Suom.: maarianohdake.
Sven.: mariatistel.
Fran.: chardon Marie, chardon-marie commune, lait de Notre-Dame, silybe, silybum marial.
Ital.: cardo mariano.
Pharm.: fructus silybi, semen cardui mariae.
Bot. syn.: Carduus marianus L., Mariana mariana (L.) Hill


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Photo: Silybum marianum 3.

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