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Carduus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 35783

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): plumeless thistle [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusCarduus L. – plumeless thistle  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Carduus acanthoides L. – spiny plumeless thistle, plumeless thistle, spiny plumeless-thistle 
                                  Species Carduus crispus L. – curly plumeless thistle, curly plumeless-thistle, curled thistle, welted thistle 
                                  Species Carduus nutans L. – nodding plumeless thistle, nodding thistle, musk thistle, nodding plumeless-thistle, chardon penche, plumeless thistle 
                                  Species Carduus X orthocephalus Wallr. – plumeless thistle 
                                  Species Carduus pycnocephalus L. – Italian plumeless thistle, Italian thistle, compact-headed thistle 
                                  Species Carduus tenuiflorus W. Curtis – winged plumeless thistle, Italian thistle, slenderflower thistle, slender-flowered thistle, winged thistle 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) ( through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Carduus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Carduus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Carduus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Carduus   
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