Taxon: Picnomon acarna (L.) Cass.

 
Genus: Picnomon
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Carduoideae
      Tribe: Cardueae
        Subtribe: Carduinae
Nomen number: 401817
Place of publication: F. Cuvier, Dict. sci. nat. 40:188. 1826
Name Verified on: 05-Jan-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Nov-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • soldier thistle  (Source: Econ FWeed) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Econ FWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Middle Asia: Turkmenistan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine - Krym
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - South Australia, - Victoria

References:

  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Foreman, D. B. & N. G. Walsh Flora of Victoria. 1993- (F Victoria)
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Reed, C. F. Economically important foreign weeds: potential problems in the United States. 1977 (Econ FWeed)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. 1966- (F Palest)

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