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Vascular Plant Herbarium

Vascular Plant Database Genus Results

Category: Dicots
Family Name: Asteraceae


Cirsium - [maps | photos]

             • Carduus altissimus L.
  • Cirsium arvense * (L.) Scop.
    NWI TN: Facultative Upland +
    Common Name: Canada thistle
             • Carduus arvensis (L.) Robson
             • Carduus carolinianus Walt.
  • Cirsium discolor (Muhl. ex Willd.) Spreng.
    Common Name: field thistle
             • Carduus discolor (Muhl. ex Willd.) Nutt.
             • Carduus spinosissimus Walt.
             • Carduus vittatus Small
             • Cirsium vittatum (Small) Small
  • Cirsium muticum Michx.
    NWI TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: swamp thistle
             • Carduus muticus (Michx.) Pers.
  • Cirsium vulgare * (Savi) Ten.
    NWI TN: Facultative
    Common Name: bull thistle
             • Carduus vulgaris Savi

*Non-native taxon known to be naturalized in Tennessee
All names & statuses follow the Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee (2015).
Click here for a description of rare, threatened, or endangered (RTE) status & National Wetland Indicator (NWI) status.
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