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"
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 25-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-May-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • elk thistle  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • meadow thistle  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • chardon écailleux  (Source: F NAmer) - French

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte]


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Quebec (Mingan Archipelago (natzd.?))]


References:

  1. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  2. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  3. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?448120. Accessed 22 April 2018.