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Silybum marianum

Blessed milk thistle

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Species features
Common nameBlessed milk thistle
Latin nameSilybum marianum (L.) Gaertn.
Conservation status and threatsNot protected species in Bulgaria.
Description and identificationAnnual or biennial plant. Flowering May - August. Stems are up to 150 cm high.
Distribution in BulgariaIn the whole country. Between 0 and 1000 m a. s. l
General distributionNative in Mediterranean.

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