Taxon: Onopordum tauricum Willd.

Genus: Onopordum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Carduoideae
      Tribe: Cardueae
        Subtribe: Carduinae
Nomen number: 401780
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 3(3):1687. 1803
Name Verified on: 18-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hortus 3; Zander ed13)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide State Noxweed Seed)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Syria; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine - Krym
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Romania; Serbia

  • Naturalized:

  • Europe

    • Southwestern Europe: France
  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Germany


  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • 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)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)

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