Taxon: Cirsium fontinale (Greene) Jeps. var. fontinale

Genus: Cirsium
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Carduoideae
      Tribe: Cardueae
        Subtribe: Carduinae
Nomen number: 402242
Name Verified on: 25-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-May-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • fountain thistle  (Source: F CalifJep) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Fish & Wildlife Endangered species: ()

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

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


  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Species Information: threatened and endangered animals and plants (on-line resource). (US Fish & Wildl List)


Check other web resources for Cirsium fontinale (Greene) Jeps. var. fontinale :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.