New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Cirsium

Cirsium arvense

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 07/09/2013

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Nomenclature

Cirsium Miller, Gard, Dict. abr. ed. 4, vol. 1. 1754.

List of Cirsium Species

References to Cirsium

  • Fernald, M. L. 1908. Notes on some plants of northeastern America. Rhodora 10: 84-95.
  • Sather, N. 1987. Element stewardship abstract for Cirsium arvense - Canada thistle.
  • Theis, N. et.al. 2007. The challenge of attracting pollinators while evading floral herbivores: patterns of fragrance emission in Cirsium arvense and Cirsium repandum (Asteraceae). Int. J. Plant Sci. 168: 587-601.
  • Thomas, P. A. 2003. Sticky exudates on the inflorescences of Cirsium discolor (Asteraceae) and Penstenion digitalis (Scrophulariaceae) as possible defense against seed predators. Great Lakes Entomologist 36: 112-121.