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Taxon: Scolymus hispanicus L.

Genus: Scolymus
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Cichorioideae tribe: Cichorieae subtribe: Scolyminae.
Nomen number: 33399
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:813. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 20-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Mar-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*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • golden thistle   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English
  • Spanish oysterplant   (Source: Cornucopia ) – English
  • Spanish salsify   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • sunnariah   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English (Australia)
  • épine jaune   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – French
  • carduille   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – French
  • scolyme d'Espagne   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Goldwurzel   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • spanische Golddistel   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • cardo scolimo   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Italian
  • cardo-dourado   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cardo-dourado-espanhol   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cardillo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • tagarnina   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • spansk taggfibbla   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Iran [n.w.]; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Krasnodar [w.]
  • EUROPE
    East Europe: Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Libya
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Victoria
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New York, Pennsylvania
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile

      Adventive:
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Belgium; Germany; Poland; Switzerland

References:

More:

Check other web resources for Scolymus hispanicus L.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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?33399 (20 September 2014)

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