Carduus pycnocephalus L., 1151 1763. (syn: Carduus acanthoides Huds. (ambiguous synonym); Carduus argentatus Willd. ex Steud. (ambiguous synonym); Carduus galactites Lam. (ambiguous synonym); Carduus litigiosus Moris (ambiguous synonym); Carduus lucidus Moench (ambiguous synonym); Carduus parviflorus Buch; Carduus peregrinus Retz.; Carduus syncephalus Rchb. fil.; Carduus zapateri Reverch. & Debeaux; Cnicus pycnocephalus (L.) Roth; Onopyxus pycnocephalus (L.) Bub.);     

England, Sweden, France, Portugal, Spain, Baleares (Ibiza & Formentera,
Mallorca, Menorca), Gibraltar, Denmark, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy,
Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia &
Hercegovina, Albania, Bulgaria, Greece (incl. Kiklades), Crete, East Aegaean
Isl., European Turkey, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Canary Isl. (La Palma,
Gomera, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura), Moldova, Ukraine, Crimea,
Belarus, Turkmenistan, Turkey (E-Anatolia, Inner Anatolia, N-Anatolia,
NW-Anatolia: Bithynia, S-Anatolia, SE-Anatolia, SE-Anatolia: Mesopotamian
Anatolia, SSW-Anatolia, SW-Anatolia, W-Anatolia, WN-Anatolia), Cyprus (E-Cyprus,
N-Cyprus, W-Cyprus), Egypt (Eastern Desert, NE-Egypt, Nile Delta, NW-coastal
Egypt), European Turkey, Iran (EC-Iran, NE-Iran: Mts., N-Iran, Iranian
Aserbaijan, W-Iran), Iraq (NE-Iraq, NW-Iraq, SE-Iraq: Mesopotamia, S-Iraq,
W-Iraq: Desert), Israel (coastal W-Israel, Rift Valley, N-Israel, N-Negev
Desert, Judean Desert), Jordania (S-Jordania, W-Jordania), Kuwait, Lebanon
(Antilebanon, C-Lebanon, coastal W-Lebanon), Saudi Arabia (C-Saudi Arabia,
NE-Saudi Arabia, Hejaz, S-Saudi Arabia: Rub to Khali, Asir, Nejd Desert), Sinai
peninsula (C-Sinai, N-Sinai, S-Sinai), Syria (C-Syrian Desert, NW-Syria, Jbel
Druze, W-Syrian Mountains), Afghanistan (Badghys, Baghlan, Faryab, Kandahar,
Samangan), Ethiopia (I), Sri Lanka (I), Hawaii (I) (East Maui (I) (West slope
(I), Haleakala (I), west Kaupo Gap) (I)), Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan
(Baluchistan, Quetta, Chitral), Sri Lanka, India (NW-Himalaya),
USA (I) (Alabama
(I), Arkansas (I), California (I), Idaho (I), Mississippi (I), New York (I),
Oregon (I), Pennsylvania (I), South Carolina (I), Texas (I)), Australia (I)
(Western Australia (I), South Australia (I), Queensland (I), New South Wales
(I), Victoria (I), Tasmania (I)), New Zealand (I), Chatham Isl. (I), Argentina
(I), Chile (I), Uruguay (I)
as per Catalogue of Life;


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Carduus pycnocephalus from California-GS09022020-2 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)

Carduus pycnocephalus L. Asteraceae
Common Name: Italian plumeless thistlePlymouth thistle
Annual herb with stem winged with spines, leaves tomentose underside, lobes spine-tipped, heads in clusters of 2-5, cobwebby hairs at base, involucre bracts spine-tipped.
Clicked from Fremont California, April, 2019.


 



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