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Carduus pycnocephalus
(Asteraceae)

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Species description or overview

Carduus pycnocephalus information from PIER
Information on Carduus pycnocephalus as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Carduus pycnocephalus
Nomenclatural information about Carduus pycnocephalus is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Carduus pycnocephalus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Carduus pycnocephalus--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Carduus pycnocephalus information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Carduus pycnocephalus, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Carduus pycnocephalus
Nomenclatural information about Carduus pycnocephalus is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Carduus pycnocephalus (Asteraceae): species information from GCW
Information on Carduus pycnocephalus as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Images

Carduus pycnocephalus images from PIER
Images of Carduus pycnocephalus provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Carduus pycnocephalus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Carduus pycnocephalus--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Books

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.

Invasive plants of California's wildlands
Bossard, Carla C., John M. Randall, and Marc C. Hoshovsky (eds.) . 2000. Invasive plants of California's wildlands. University of California Press. 360 pp. illus. ISBN: 0-520-22547-3.

Weeds of the West
Whitson, Tom D., Larry C. Burrill, Steven A. Dewey, David W. Cudney, B.E. Nelson, Richard D. Lee, and Robert Parker. Whitson, Tom D. (ed.) . 2001. Weeds of the West. 9th ed. Laramie: University of Wyoming. ISBN: 0-941570-13-4.


Full-text articles

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.


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