Taxon: Echinops ritro L.

 
Genus: Echinops
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Carduoideae
      Tribe: Cardueae
        Subtribe: Echinopsinae
Nomen number: 14848
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:815. 1753
Name Verified on: 08-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • globe thistle  (Source: Pl Book) - English
  • small globe thistle  (Source: Hortus 3) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Pl Book; Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China - Xinjiang
    • Middle Asia: Turkmenistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, - Gorno-Altay, - Kurgan, - Omsk, - Tyumen
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Slovakia
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New York
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Washington

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

    Adventive:

  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Latvia
    • Middle Europe: Germany

References:

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • 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)
  • Grubov, V. I. Key to the vascular plants of Mongolia. 2001 (Pl Mongol)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. 1982 (F Ital)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)

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