Data about <i>Cirsium altissimum</i>

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Distribution

 
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Lower 48 United States of America
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
geographic distribution
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North America - United States
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Florida
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Kansas
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Maine
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Massachusetts
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Minnesota
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Missouri
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Nebraska
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - North Dakota
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - South Dakota
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Texas
Missouri Botanical Garden  

Physical Description

 
plant height average
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7 ft mature
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
growth habit
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forb/herb
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Ecology

 
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meadow
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pasture
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railway
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savanna
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slope
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swamp
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woodland
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woodland
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woodland
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IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
 
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Life History and Behavior

 
life cycle habit
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biennial
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
bloom period begin
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July
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
bloom period end
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October
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Conservation

 
extinction status
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extant
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

 
invasive/noxious listings
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Weeds of Nebraska and the Great Plains
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
plant propagation method
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cold moist stratification
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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dry seed storage
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
plant spacing average
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2.5 ft
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
seed/spore extraction
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fluffy seeds pose fire hazard
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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shatter, rub, or beat soft dry fruit
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Database and Repository Coverage

 
type specimen repository
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National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
National Museum of Natural History Collections  

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