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Taxon: Cirsium scariosum Nutt.

Genus: Cirsium
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Carduoideae tribe: Cardueae subtribe: Carduinae.
Nomen number: 448120
Place of publication: Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. ser. 2, 7:420. 1841 "Circium"
Name verified on: 25-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-May-2007
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • Colorado thistle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Cirsium scariosum var. coloradense]
  • dinnerplate thistle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Cirsium scariosum var. americanum]
  • elk thistle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • La Graciosa thistle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Cirsium scariosum var. citrinum]
  • meadow thistle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • rosette thistle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Cirsium scariosum var. congdonii]
  • sessile thistle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Cirsium scariosum var. americanum]
  • Shasta Valley thistle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Cirsium scariosum var. robustum]
  • stemless thistle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Cirsium scariosum var. americanum]
  • Thorne's thistle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Cirsium scariosum var. thorneae]
  • Toiyabe thistle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Cirsium scariosum var. toiyabense]
  • chardon écailleux   (Source: F NAmer ) – French

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Cirsium scariosum Nutt.:


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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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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?448120 (22 November 2014)

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