Page author: David Giblin
Carduus pycnocephalus ssp. pycnocephalus
Italian plumeless thistle
WTU specimens
Other herbaria
WTU images

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington, where known only from Clallam County; Washington to California and Idaho, also in central and eastern U.S.

Habitat: Disturbed, open areas at low elevation.

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Carduus pycnocephalus L. ssp. pycnocephalus
Publication: Sp. Pl. Ed. 2,. 2: 1151. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Carduus pycnocephalus ssp. pycnocephalus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Carduus pycnocephalus ssp. pycnocephalus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Carduus pycnocephalus ssp. pycnocephalus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carduus pycnocephalus ssp. pycnocephalus photos.

USDA Plants: Carduus pycnocephalus ssp. pycnocephalus information.

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