Invasive Species Compendium

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Carduus acanthoides
(Welted thistle)

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Carduus acanthoides (Welted thistle)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 27 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Carduus acanthoides
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Welted thistle
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Carduus acanthoides

Preferred Common Name

  • Welted thistle

International Common Names

  • English: Plumeless thistle
  • Spanish: cardo chileno (Argentina); cardo pratense
  • French: Chardon acanthin

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Stachel- Distel; Weg- Distel
  • Italy: Cardo glabro
  • Netherlands: veeldoorndistel; vuldoornige Distel
  • Sweden: Piggtistel

EPPO code

  • CRUAC (Carduus acanthoides)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Asterales
  •                         Family: Asteraceae
  •                             Genus: Carduus
  •                                 Species: Carduus acanthoides

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

North America

CanadaUnconfirmed record
-OntarioUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
USAPresent
-IdahoUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
-MarylandUnconfirmed record
-North CarolinaUnconfirmed record
-VirginiaPresentCAB Abstracts

South America

ArgentinaPresent

Europe

DenmarkUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
GermanyPresent
RomaniaUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
Yugoslavia (former)Unconfirmed record

Oceania

New ZealandUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Puccinia carduorum Pathogen
Rhinocyllus conicus Herbivore Argentina
Tephritis crepidis Herbivore
Tephritis dilacerata Herbivore
Tephritis heideri Herbivore
Tephritis hendeliana Herbivore
Trichosirocalus horridus Herbivore Virginia

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