The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Cirsium discolor (Muhl. ex Willd.) Spreng. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Cirsium (family Compositae).

The record derives from TICA (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record E6E1AD38-8E33-4587-8B34-D5AB351B3581) with original publication details: Syst. Veg. (ed. 16) [Sprengel] 3: 373 373 1826.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Carduus discolor (Muhl. ex Willd.) Nutt. Synonym M TICA
Cirsium discolor f. discolor Synonym L TICA
Cnicus altissimus f. albiflora Britton Synonym L TICA
Cnicus altissimus var. discolor (Muhl. ex Willd.) A.Gray Synonym L TICA
Cnicus discolor Muhl. ex Willd. Synonym M TICA

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Cirsium discolor f. albiflorum (Britt.) House Unresolved L TICA 1

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-126588.

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