Cirsium altissimum

Family:ASTERACEAE
Species:Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
Common Name:Tall Thistle; Roadside Thistle
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Biennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyASTERACEAE - Aster family
Genus Cirsium
Species Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel - Tall Thistle; Roadside Thistle

Citation

Citation CIRSIUM ALTISSIMUM (Linnaeus) Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 3: 373. 1826.
Basionym: Carduus altissimus Linnaeus 1753.
Type: SOUTH CAROLINA: Without data (lectotype: Dillenius, Hort. Eltham. t. 69(80). 1732). Lectotypified by Reveal, in C. E. Jarvis & Turland, Taxon 47: 356. 1998.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Cirsium altissimum var. biltmoreanum Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel, var. biltmoreanum Petrak, Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 35(2): 401. 1917. NORTH CAROLINA
Cirsium diversifolium Cirsium diversifolium de Candolle, Prodr. 6: 649. 1838.  
Cirsium iowense Cirsium iowense (Pammel) Fernald, Rhodora 10: 94. 1908.Cnicus iowensis Pammel 1901. 
Cnicus altissimus Cnicus altissimus (Linnaeus) Willdenow, Sp. Pl. 3: 1671. 1803.Carduus altissimus Linnaeus 1753. 
Cnicus iowensis Cnicus iowensis Pammel, Proc. Iowa Acad. Sci. 8: 231. 1901. IOWA
Carduus altissimus Carduus altissimus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 824. 1753. SOUTH CAROLINA: Without data (lectotype: Dillenius, Hort. Eltham. t. 69(80). 1732). Lectotypified by Reveal, in C. E. Jarvis & Turland, Taxon 47: 356. 1998.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Baldwin, Bibb, Blount, Butler, Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Colbert, Conecuh, Dallas, DeKalb, Etowah, Hale, Jackson, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lee, Lowndes, Marshall, Mobile, Montgomery, Morgan, Randolph

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AMAL, AUA, JSU, SAMF, TROY, UNA, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2014 - 2014

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UNA00027055 Lee 3 Oct 1896 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Cirsium altissimum (L.) Hill
JSU105291 Marshall 25 Sep 1992 D. D. Spaulding
3139
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
JSU105099 Clay 18 Aug 1993 J. M. Ballard
3246
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
AUA000002233 Conecuh 22 AUG 1987 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
3538
AUA
CIRSIUM ALTISSIMUM (L.) SPRENG.
AMAL00009202 Jackson 26 Aug 2009 T. Wayne Barger
HC-324
AMAL
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
SAMF0005272 Calhoun 02 Oct 2003 L. J. Davenport
2993
SAMF
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
AUA000002239 Jackson 20 SEP 1991 GUNN, SCOTT C.
2102
AUA
CIRSIUM ALTISSIMUM (L.) SPRENG.
AUA000002234 Dallas 7 SEP 1970 MOORE, HAROLD D.
845
AUA
CIRSIUM ALTISSIMUM (L.) SPRENG.
UNA00027054 Mobile s.d. Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Cirsium altissimum (L.) Hill
JSU105285 Etowah 04 Sep 1994 L. M. Hodge
3507
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
JSU105290 Marshall 25 Sep 1992 D. D. Spaulding
3169
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
JSU105100 Clay 18 Aug 1993 J. M. Ballard
3246
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
TROY000044026 Colbert 13 Sep 2014 J. Kevin England
5170
TROY
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
AMAL00012605 Cherokee 26 Sep 2007 T. Wayne Barger
267
AMAL
Cirsium altissimum (L.) Hill
SAMF0005273 Bibb 18 May 2011 L. J. Davenport
4692
SAMF
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
AUA000002241 Lee 13 SEP 2000 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
2000-76
AUA
CIRSIUM ALTISSIMUM (L.) SPRENG.
AUA000002236 Hale 8 SEP 1970 MOORE, HAROLD D.
900
AUA
CIRSIUM ALTISSIMUM (L.) SPRENG.
JSU105292 Randolph 17 Aug 1988 C. F. Nixon
4182
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
JSU144082 Calhoun 16 Oct 1992 F. Hutchinson
1140
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
JSU105289 Jackson 13 Aug 1998 K. R. Brodeur
1205
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
AUA000002235 DeKalb 5 JUN 1987 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
3314
AUA
CIRSIUM ALTISSIMUM (L.) SPRENG.
TROY000035232 Butler 26 Aug 2012 Alvin R. Diamond
23263
TROY
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
JSU105094 Calhoun 19 Aug 1980 R. D. Whetstone
10199
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
AUA000002237 Jackson 20 SEP 1991 GUNN, SCOTT C.
2102
AUA
CIRSIUM ALTISSIMUM (L.) SPRENG.
UWAL0018262 Colbert 13 Sep 2014 J. Kevin England
5170
UWAL
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
AUA000002240 Jefferson 31 AUG 1977 SESSLER, ANN H.
1864
AUA
CIRSIUM ALTISSIMUM (L.) SPRENG.
JSU105286 Etowah 24 Sep 1994 L. M. Hodge
3877
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
UWAL0000524 Conecuh 06 Sep 2008 A.R. Diamond
19900
UWAL
Cirsium altissimum (L.) Spreng.
JSU105098 Calhoun 18 Sep 1992 J. M. Ballard
836
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
TROY000035193 Butler 21 Aug 2012 Wayne K. Webb
s.n.
TROY
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
UNA00053999 Blount 6 Sep 1997 Brian R. Keener
386
UNA
Cirsium altissimum (L.) Hill
SAMF0005271 Blount 25 Aug 2005 L. J. Davenport
3341
SAMF
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
AUA000002230 Baldwin 22 SEP 1981 HENDERSON, T.
598
AUA
CIRSIUM ALTISSIMUM (L.) SPRENG.
AUA000002242 Marshall 23 AUG 1981 O'HALLORAN, K.
433
AUA
CIRSIUM ALTISSIMUM (L.) SPRENG.
JSU105287 Jackson 01 Nov 1983 R. D. Whetstone
13850
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
UWAL0001076 Conecuh 11 Sep 2010 A.R. Diamond
21584
UWAL
Cirsium altissimum (L.) Spreng.
JSU105096 Calhoun 21 Sep 1973 K. E. Landers
s.n.
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
JSU105284 Cleburne 08 Sep 1983 R. D. Whetstone
13681
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
AUA000002232 Cleburne 12 SEP 1975 RUTLAND, DAVID W.
1730
AUA
CIRSIUM ALTISSIMUM (L.) SPRENG.
SAMF0005274 Jefferson 14 May 1955 Ruth Stallings
s.n.
SAMF
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
JSU105283 Cleburne 29 Aug 1970 R. Kral
40821
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
UWAL0030029 Morgan 22 Aug 2015 England, J. Kevin
5656
UWAL
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
UWAL0011194 Butler 26 Aug 2012 Alvin R. Diamond
23263
UWAL
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
JSU153207 Cleburne 23 May 1993 F. Hutchinson
1562
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
AMAL00021988 Jackson 26 Aug 2009 T. Wayne Barger
HC-324
AMAL
Cirsium altissimum (L.) Spreng.
TROY000035237 Butler 20 Aug 2012 Wayne K. Webb
s.n.
TROY
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
UWAL0018553 Lowndes 05 Sep 2014 Alvin R. Diamond
25493
UWAL
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
AMAL00009965 Dallas 24 Aug 2010 T. Wayne Barger
OC-448
AMAL
Cirsium altissimum (L.) Spreng.
SAMF0005428 Lawrence 02 Aug 2012 L. J. Davenport
5353
SAMF
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
AUA000002238 Jackson 20 SEP 1991 GUNN, SCOTT C.
2102
AUA
CIRSIUM ALTISSIMUM (L.) SPRENG.
AUA000002231 Cleburne 29 AUG 1970 KRAL, ROBERT
40821
AUA
CIRSIUM ALTISSIMUM (L.) SPRENG.
AUA000002294 Montgomery 29 SEP 1967 DEMAREE, DELZIE
57300
AUA
CIRSIUM ALTISSIMUM (L.) SPRENG.
JSU105288 Jackson 13 Aug 1998 K. R. Brodeur
1205
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
JSU105282 Cleburne 08 Sep 1983 R. D. Whetstone
13692
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
TROY000014604 Conecuh 06 Sep 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
19900
TROY
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
JSU105095 Calhoun 19 Aug 1980 R. D. Whetstone
10199
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
UWAL0011121 Butler 21 Aug 2012 Wayne Webb
s.n.
UWAL
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
UNA00054461 Blount 19 Sep 1998 Brian R. Keener
1638
UNA
Cirsium altissimum (L.) Hill
JSU145267 Cleburne 02 Jun 1993 F. Hutchinson
1668
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
UWAL0001740 Conecuh 11 Sep 2010 A.R. Diamond
21584
UWAL
Cirsium altissimum (L.) Spreng.
JSU105281 Cleburne 08 Sep 1983 R. D. Whetstone
13692
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
JSU105097 Calhoun 21 Sep 1973 K. E. Landers
s.n.
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
TROY000041846 Lowndes 05 Sep 2014 Alvin R. Diamond
25493
TROY
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
AMAL00019356 Calhoun 04 Sep 1994 D.D. Spaulding
6165
AMAL
Cirsium altissimum L.
JSU105093 Calhoun 29 Oct 1996 S. E. Hruska
1500
JSU
Cirsium altissimum (Linnaeus) Sprengel
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