Cirsium pitcheri

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Cirsium pitcheri


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Carduoideae
Tribus: Cardueae
Subtribus: Carduinae
Genus: Cirsium
Species: Cirsium pitcheri


Cirsium pitcheri (Torr. ex Eaton) Torr. & A.Gray, 1843


  • Carduus pitcheri (Torr. ex Eaton) Porter
  • Carduus pitcheri (Torr. ex Eaton) Steud.
  • Cirsium pitcheri f. magenteum E.G.Voss
  • Cnicus pitcheri Torr. ex Eaton


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Northern America
      • Canada (Ontario), USA (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Sand dune thistle, Pitcher's thistle
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