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Taxon: Carduus tenuiflorus Curtis

Genus: Carduus
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Carduoideae tribe: Cardueae subtribe: Carduinae.
Nomen number: 316604
Place of publication: Fl. londin. 2(6): t. 55 (168,169). 1793
Comment: place of publication verified from original literature by J. R. Hosking, pers. comm. (18 Jul 2002), but Curtis's publication was bound a number of different ways with varying plate numbers
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:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Morocco; Tunisia
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Ireland; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Belgium; Netherlands
    Southeastern Europe: Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Southern Africa: South Africa - Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Western Cape
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Jammu and Kashmir
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Switzerland
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New Jersey, Pennsylvania
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon, Washington
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina; Uruguay

      Adventive:
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Norway; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Poland

References:

More:

Check other web resources for Carduus tenuiflorus Curtis:


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?316604 (26 November 2014)

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