Intermountain Herbarium (Vascular plants & algae)
Catalog #: UTC00215950
Occurrence ID (GUID): USU:UTC:215950
Taxon: Onopordum acanthium subsp. acanthium L.
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: David J. Keil (1997)
ID References: Flora of North America
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Collector: Molly Hysell   Camp No. 657   
Date: 1994-05-23
Locality: United States, Utah, Utah, Camp W.G. Williams Training Area; Traverse Mountain Range
40.25  -111.56
Elevation: 1414 meters (4638ft)
Habitat: 2% E slope; Lake terraces; sedimentary rocktype; Sterling soil type; gravelly fine sandy loam texture
Associated Species: mixed grass & herbs microhabitat; with Populus fremontii, Bromus tectorum, Sisimbrium altissimum.
Description: Flower color: purple; Height: 1.6 m; Fruit: achene. Introduced biennial herb.
Reproductive Condition: bud
Notes: Common name: Scotch cotton-thistle. UTM 12 421000 4474000
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Rights Holder: Utah State University
Record ID: dcdc4ed5-bc8b-4353-acec-a57d1f7247b3
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Intermountain Herbarium (Vascular plants & algae) (USU:UTC)
Molly Hysell Camp No. 6571994-05-23
Catalog Number: UTC00215950
GUID: USU:UTC:215950
Latest Identification: Onopordum acanthium subsp. acanthium L.
Identified by: David J. Keil1997

New York Botanical Garden Steere Herbarium (NY)
M. T. Hysell Camp No.6571994-05-23
Catalog Number: 3086739
GUID: e288167c-d776-4da9-89f1-a0a428eab4f5
Latest Identification: Onopordum acanthium L.

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