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ASTERALES
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28/03/08
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Galactites tomentosa Moench
The Boar Thistle (Galactites tomentosa) is a one of the largest member of the thistle family in Malta. The leaves are lanceolate, green with central white venation and with a spine at the tip. Flowers are white with a hint of purple in Maltese species. The underside of the leaves are pubescent (hairy). It grows in disturbed sites and is very common.
Asteraceae