Taxon: Carduus spp.

Genus: Carduus
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Carduoideae
      Tribe: Cardueae
        Subtribe: Carduinae
Nomen number: 318329
Comment: catch-all record for unidentified or unnamed plants of Carduus
Name Verified on: 02-Apr-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Feb-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide State Noxweed Seed)


  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)

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