The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Carduus occidentalis Nutt. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from TICA (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 07753B95-47FF-4548-85AC-7FABFB46EF2F) with original publication details: "Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. ser. 2, 7: 418" 418 1841.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Carduus occidentalis var. coulteri (Harv. & A.Gray) H.M.Hall Synonym L TICA
Carduus occidentalis var. occidentalis Synonym L TICA
Cirsium occidentale (Nutt.) Jeps. Synonym M TICA
Cirsium occidentale subsp. eu-occidentale Petr. Synonym L TICA
Cnicus lilacinus Greene Synonym M TICA
Cnicus occidentalis (Nutt.) A.Gray Synonym M TICA

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-88545.

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