Yellowspine Thistle (Cirsium ochrocentrum)


Cirsium Ochrocentrum, or more commonly know as Yellowspine Thistle, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Cirsium. Its duration is biennial or bi-annual which means it can grow or bloom twice, in the first year and the following year. Cirsium Ochrocentrum or Yellowspine Thistle's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Cirsium
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Biennial Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State Noxious Status: CA (AW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: CA (yellowspine thistle)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: NE&GP STATE WSWS

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