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Taxon: Carduus pycnocephalus L.

Genus: Carduus
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Carduoideae tribe: Cardueae subtribe: Carduinae.
Nomen number: 316603
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 2:1151. 1763
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 29-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Feb-2012
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:
CA*°, OR*°, WA*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases   (fide E. J. Ryder, 1999)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Econ Pl Aust; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Switzerland
    East Europe: Moldova; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Oman [s.]
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Sri Lanka
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New York, Pennsylvania
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, Oregon
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, South Carolina
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay

References:

More:

Check other web resources for Carduus pycnocephalus L.:


Images:

More:
  • 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
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?316603 (01 September 2014)

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