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Species profile—Cirsium vulgare (spear thistle)

Classification

Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → Asteraceae (sunflower) → Cirsium vulgare (spear thistle)

Photo of Cirsium vulgare (spear thistle) - Queensland Herbarium, DES
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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Asteraceae (sunflower)
Scientific name
Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten.
Common name
spear thistle
WildNet taxon ID
14001
Alternate name(s)
scotch thistle
swamp thistle
green thistle
bull thistle
Fuller's thistle
black thistle
boar thistle
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
No
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Environmental Weed

Other resources

The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=14001

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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