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Taxon: Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop.

Genus: Cirsium
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Carduoideae tribe: Cardueae subtribe: Carduinae.
Nomen number: 100755
Place of publication: Fl. carniol. ed. 2, 2:126. 1772
Name verified on: 25-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
AK*°, AL°, AZ*°, CA*°, CO*°, CT*°, DC°, DE*°, FL°, GA°, HI*°, IA*°, ID*°, IL*°, IN*°, KS*°, KY°, LA°, MA°, MD°, ME°, MI*°, MN*°, MO*°, MS°, MT*°, NC*°, ND*°, NE*°, NH°, NJ°, NM*°, NV*°, NY°, OH*°, OK*°, OR*°, PA*°, RI°, SC°, SD*°, TN°, TX°, UT*°, VA°, VT°, WI*°, WV(as "Carduus arvensis")°, WY*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.
Link to species profile at National Invasive Species Information Center

Common names:

  • boar thistle   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • California thistle   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • Canada thistle   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • Canadian thistle   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • creeping thistle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • field thistle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • perennial thistle   (Source: Econ Pl Aust ) – English
  • chardon des champs   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • chardon du Canada   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • cirse des champs   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • Acker-Kratzdistel   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • cardo-canadense   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • åkertistel   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Turkmenistan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, Khabarovsk, Magadan, Primorye, Sakhalin
    China: China - Anhui, Beijing, Fujian, Gansu, Guizhou, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanghai, Shanxi, Sichuan, Tianjin, Xinjiang, Xizang, Zhejiang
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal; Nepal
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores
    Southern Africa: South Africa
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Iceland
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Subarctic America: Greenland
    Canada
    United States
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina - Santa Cruz, Tierra del Fuego; Chile

      Adventive:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Israel

References:

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Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?100755 (23 July 2014)

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