Genus: Cirsium Mill.

Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Carduoideae
Tribe: Cardueae
Subtribe: Carduinae
Genus number: 2626
Last updated: 11-Jan-2011
Accession Count: 52 (43 active, 12 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Kelch, D. G. & B. G. Baldwin 2003. Phylogeny and ecological radiation of New World thistles (Cirsium Cardueae-Compositae) based on ITS and ETS rDNA sequence data. Molec. Ecol. 12:141-151.
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):


Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Cirsium
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 19 May 2019.