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Galactites

Galactites spp.

Galactites January 2008-3 by Alvesgaspar (CC BY-SA 3.0)

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Galactites Overview

Genus with around 4 species found across Europe. One species, Galactites tomentosa is also known by the name purple milk thistle. Plants in this genus resemble thistles, producing large spherical flowerheads with thin straight petals in purple or white and hairy foliage.