Tricholepis glaberrima – Smooth Camel Thistle

Other notes

Note: Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. is different species with spiny leaves and dark flowerheads (POWO, 2022).



WFO (2022): World Flora Online. Accessed on 28 Dec 2022. URL:

Flowers of India (2022). Accessed on 28 Dec 2022. URL:

POWO (2022): Plants of the World Online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Accessed on 28 Dec 2022. URL:

Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2024. Tricholepis glaberrima DC. – Smooth Camel Thistle. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL:, accessed 2024/06/25.