Taxon profile


Meadow Thistle
Cirsium scariosum Nutt.

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

Scientific synonyms

Cnicus drummondii var. acaulescens Rydb.
Cirsium coloradense subsp. acaulescens (Rydb.) Petrak
Cirsium acaulescens (Rydb.) K. Schum.
Cirsium drummondii var. acaulescens (Rydb.) J.F. Macbr.
Cirsium acaule var. americanum Gray
Cirsium americanum (Gray) K. Schum.
Carduus americanus (Gray) Rydb.
Cirsium butleri (Rydb.) Petrak
Cirsium quercetorum var. citrinum Petrak
Carduus coloradensis Rydb.

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 scariosum Nutt.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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