Taxon profile


Prairie Thistle
Cirsium canescens Nutt.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Asterales »  family Asteraceae »  genus Cirsium - thistle

Scientific synonyms

Carduus undulatus var. canescens (Nutt.) Porter
Cirsium nebraskense (Britt.) Lunell
Cirsium nelsonii (Pammel) Petrak
Cirsium plattense (Rydb.) Cockerell ex Daniels

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Cirsium canescens Nutt.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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