Plants of USA and Canada

Carduus nutans L.



PLANT PROFILE  : (*)

Name: Carduus nutans L.
Nomencl. ref.: Sp. Pl.: 821 (1753)

Rank: species


Common names

US name U.S. name: nodding plumeless thistle
en English name: nodding thistle
French name: chardon penché
Italian name: Cardo rosso

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Biennial, Perennial
 

Synonyms:
= Carduus macrocephalus Desf.
= Carduus macrolepis Peterm.
= Carduus nutans L. ssp. leiophyllus (Petrovic) Stojanov & Stef.
= Carduus nutans L. ssp. macrocephalus (Desf.) Nyman
= Carduus nutans L. ssp. macrolepis (Peterm.) Kazmi
= Carduus nutans L. ssp. nutans
= Carduus nutans L. var. leiophyllus (Petrovic) ArŽnes
= Carduus nutans L. var. macrocephalus (Desf.) B. Boivin
= Carduus nutans L. var. vestitus (H.M. Hallier) B. Boivin


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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

USA (AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY), CAN (AB, BC, MB, NB, NF, NS, ON, QC, SK)

Distributional map for Carduus nutans L.
Map for Carduus nutans L.
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae


Genus: Carduus


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