Carduus nutans is a species of biennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Asia and Europe. They have simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Heriades, Melissodes microsticta, Argynnis paphia, and Megachile perihirta. Individuals can grow to 0.65 m.
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