Taxon  Report   2151 
Cirsium vulgare  (Savi) Ten.
bull thistle, bullthistle
Cirsium vulgare, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate (plant profile / CalWeedMapper ).

 

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Cirsium vulgare
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Cirsium vulgare
© 2004 Steve Matson
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Cirsium
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Carduus lanceolatus
PLANTS: Carduus vulgaris
PLANTS: Cirsium lanceolatum var. hypoleucum
PLANTS: Cirsium lanceolatum
 Information about  Cirsium vulgare  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CIVU)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 28, 2014).

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