Taxon: Rhaponticum repens (L.) Hidalgo

Genus: Rhaponticum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Carduoideae
Tribe: Cardueae
Subtribe: Centaureinae
Nomen number: 454138
Place of publication: Ann. Bot. (Oxford) ser. 2, 97:714. 2006
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Poison Pl Proc, as Centaurea repens)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Econ Pl Aust, as Acroptilon repens; Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 89:296. 1986, as Acroptilon repens)

Distributional Range:



  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • China: China Gansu, Hebei, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Xinjiang
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan ; Kyrgyzstan ; Tajikistan ; Turkmenistan ; Uzbekistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan ; Cyprus ; Iran ; Iraq ; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine Krym
    • Southeastern Europe: Greece

  • Naturalized

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Russian Federation-European part European part
    • Middle Europe: Germany
    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Ontario
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Baja Norte
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina

  • Adventive

  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Latvia ; Lithuania
    • Middle Europe: Belgium ; Czech Republic ; Poland ; Slovakia
    • Southeastern Europe: Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France


  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hidalgo, O. et al. 2006. Phylogeny of Rhaponticum (Asteraceae, Cardueae-Centaureinae) and related genera inferred from nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequence data: taxonomic and biogeographic implications Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 97:705-714.
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  • USDA National Agricultural Library National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource). (Nat Invasive Sp Info)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)


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