Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 05256 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop.
Common name   Canada thistle
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   2001-166  
   with D. Aristizabal
Coll. Date 11 July 2001 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Utah County
Locality Along railroad tracks, ca. 1.0 mile East of Goshen, Utah. 
 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 39° 57'  1" N, 111° 52'  30" W
Township Range T10S, R1E, Sec. 18  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop.

     Carduus arvensis (L.) Robson
     Cirsium arvense var. argenteum (Vest) Fiori
     Cirsium arvense var. horridum Wimmer & Grab.
     Cirsium arvense var. integrifolium Wimmer & Grab.
     Cirsium arvense var. mite Wimmer & Grab.
     Cirsium arvense var. vestitum Wimmer & Grab.
     Cirsium incanum (Gmel.) Fisch.
     Cirsium setosum (Willd.) Bess. ex Bieb.
     Serratula arvensis L.

Common Name(s): Californian thistle, Canada thistle, Canadian thistle, creeping thistle, field thistle.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36335, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Cirsium
                                        Species: Cirsium arvense
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05256s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05340s4.jpg 
05340
specimen image: 05494s2.jpg 
05494
specimen image: 07856s2.jpg 
07856
specimen image: 09098s2.jpg 
09098

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14133 Allenrolfea occidentalis      "iodinebush" same section
14132 Atriplex gardneri  var. falcata  same section
04730 Castilleja exilis     1.1 mi. N
04729 Cleome serrulata      "Rocky Mountain beeplant" 1.2 mi. NW
02282 Elaeagnus angustifolia  var. angustifolia   "Russian olive" 1.5 mi. NE
04743 Haplopappus lanceolatus      "lanceleaf goldenweed" same section
05073 Hornungia procumbens      "low hutchinsia" 2490 ft. N
05072 Kochia americana     2490 ft. N
04731 Kochia americana     same section
03942 Kochia americana     1.5 mi. NW
08127 Puccinellia parishii      "bog alkaligrass" 2490 ft. N
03941 Salicornia utahensis     1.5 mi. NW
04734 Suaeda calceoliformis      "Pursh seepweed" same section
05071 Triglochin concinna      "slender arrowgrass" 2490 ft. N
05257 Viguiera ciliata      "rough goldeneye" same section

Locale


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Warm Springs Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 2750 ft. S 4538  Santaquin 
Warm Springs (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 4656  Santaquin 
Black Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. S   Santaquin 
Goshen Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. W 4551  Goshen 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4554  Goshen 
Goshen (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4547  Goshen 
Little Valley (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SE   Santaquin 
Warm Springs Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E 5463  Santaquin 
Goshen Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 4626  Goshen 
East Warm Creek Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 4541  Santaquin 
Government Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Santaquin 
Lant (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. W 4551  Goshen 
City Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. W 4574  Goshen 
Rocky Ridge (Populated Place) Juab County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 4977  Santaquin 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 4600  Santaquin 
Genola (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 4607  Santaquin 
Government Flat (Flat) Juab County, UT 3.9 mi. S 4958  Goshen 
Goshen Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. W 4587  Goshen 
Kimball Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. W   Tintic Mountain 
Currant Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. NW   Mona 

Links

Taxon Links for species Cirsium arvense  (L.) Scop.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Cirsium+arvense

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