Taxon  Report   5916 
Onopordum acanthium  L.  ssp. acanthium 
Scottish thistle
Onopordum acanthium ssp. acanthium, 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 high (plant profile).

 

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Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Onopordum
Parent Record Onopordum acanthium.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS: accepted name: Onopordum acanthium
 
 Information about  Onopordum acanthium ssp. acanthium  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (ONAC)

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 17, 2014).

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