Data about <i>Cirsium altissimum</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Cirsium altissimum</i>
Native range includes
Additional detail Lower 48 United States of America USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Geographic distribution
Additional detail North America - United States Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Florida Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Kansas Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Maine Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Massachusetts Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Minnesota Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Missouri Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Nebraska Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - North Dakota Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - South Dakota Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - Texas Missouri Botanical Garden  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Cirsium altissimum</i>
  • Plant growth habit
    The general growth form of a plant - its size and branching - also its woodiness. Some plants have different growth habits depending on environment or location, so a plant can have more than one value.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PlantHabit
Plant growth habit
Additional detail forb/herb
  • Forb/herb
    Vascular plant without significant woody tissue above or at the ground. Forbs and herbs may be annual, biennial, or perennial but always lack significant thickening by secondary woody growth and have perennating buds borne at or below the ground surface. In the PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov/), graminoids are excluded but ferns, horsetails, lycopods, and whisk-ferns are included.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/forbHerb
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
Plant height average
Additional detail 2.13 m mature Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Ecology

Data about <i>Cirsium altissimum</i>
Habitat
Additional detail non-marine IRMNG  
Habitat
Additional detail pasture
  • Pasture
    Grassland used for grazing of ungulate livestock as part of a farm or ranch.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000266
Environments - EOL project  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
Interacts with
Additional detail A Callirhoe Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Callirhoe Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Callirhoe Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Cuckoo Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Leaf Beetle GloBI  
Additional detail A Leaf-cutter Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Scarab Beetle GloBI  
Additional detail A Sweat Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Alcestris Fritillary GloBI  
Additional detail Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Black and Gold Bumble Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Bombus (Bombus) Latreille 1802 GloBI  
Additional detail Bumble Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Cabbage White Butterfly GloBI  
Additional detail Carpenter Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Ceratinini GloBI  
Additional detail Common Clear-wing GloBI  
Additional detail Common Eastern Bumble Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Drone Fly GloBI  
Additional detail Dung Beetles GloBI  
Additional detail Epeolini GloBI  
Additional detail Eupeodes volucris GloBI  
Additional detail European Honey Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Fernald's Cuckoo Bumble Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Giant Swallowtail GloBI  
Additional detail Great Spangled Fritillary GloBI  
Additional detail Green Clouded Swallowtail GloBI  
Additional detail Halictid Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Leafcutting Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Leafcutting Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Long-horned Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Megachilini GloBI  
Additional detail Melanoplus borealis borealis GloBI  
Additional detail Monarch GloBI  
Additional detail Nomia nortoni nortoni GloBI  
Additional detail Nomiinae GloBI  
Additional detail Painted Lady GloBI  
Additional detail Regal Fritillary GloBI  
Additional detail Rusty-patched Bumblebee GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Plains Bumble Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Cucumber Beetle GloBI  
Additional detail Svastra obliqua obliqua GloBI  
Additional detail Swallowtail Butterflies GloBI  
Additional detail Swamp Metalmark GloBI  
Additional detail Sweat Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Tawny-edged Skipper GloBI  
Additional detail Thistle GloBI  
Additional detail Thistle Tortoise Beetle GloBI  
Additional detail Tiger Swallowtail GloBI  
Additional detail Trypetini GloBI  
Additional detail Variable Cuckoo Bumble Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Viceroy GloBI  
Additional detail Wandering Bumblebee GloBI  
Additional detail White, Yellow and Sulphur Butterflies GloBI  
Additional detail Whitelined Sphinx GloBI  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail A Callirhoe Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Callirhoe Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Cuckoo Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Leaf-cutter Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Scarab Beetle GloBI  
Additional detail Alcestris Fritillary GloBI  
Additional detail American Lady GloBI  
Additional detail Black and Gold Bumble Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Brown-belted Bumble Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Cabbage White Butterfly GloBI  
Additional detail Common Clear-wing GloBI  
Additional detail Common Eastern Bumble Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Drone Fly GloBI  
Additional detail Eupeodes volucris GloBI  
Additional detail European Honey Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Fernald's Cuckoo Bumble Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Giant Swallowtail GloBI  
Additional detail Great Spangled Fritillary GloBI  
Additional detail Green Clouded Swallowtail GloBI  
Additional detail Leafcutting Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Monarch GloBI  
Additional detail Nomia nortoni nortoni GloBI  
Additional detail Red Admiral GloBI  
Additional detail Rusty-patched Bumblebee GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Plains Bumble Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Cucumber Beetle GloBI  
Additional detail Svastra obliqua obliqua GloBI  
Additional detail Tall Thistle GloBI  
Additional detail Tall Thistle GloBI  
Additional detail Tawny-edged Skipper GloBI  
Additional detail Tiger Swallowtail GloBI  
Additional detail Variable Cuckoo Bumble Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Viceroy GloBI  
Additional detail Wandering Bumblebee GloBI  
Additional detail Whitelined Sphinx GloBI  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
Additional detail Swamp Metalmark GloBI  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Cirsium altissimum</i>
Life cycle habit
Additional detail biennial
  • Biennial
    Of life span, a plant which lives for more than one but less than two years after germination, c.f. annual, ephemeral, perennial, of flowering with respect to architecture, hapaxanthic, monocarpic, pleonanthic.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/biennial
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
Bloom period begin
Additional detail July
  • July
    The seventh month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
    http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C106186
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Bloom period end
Additional detail October
  • October
    The tenth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
    http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C106189
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Conservation

Data about <i>Cirsium altissimum</i>
Extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Cirsium altissimum</i>
  • Invasive/noxious listings
    Indicates whether a taxon is listed on a global or regional list of invasive organisms or whether it has special legal status due to its negative impact on human welfare or ecosystems.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/InvasiveNoxiousStatus
Invasive/noxious listings
Additional detail Weeds of Nebraska and the Great Plains
  • Weeds of Nebraska and the Great Plains
    Organism is listed in Stubbendieck, J., G.Y. Friisoe, & M.R. Bolick. 1994. Weeds of Nebraska and the Great Plains. Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry. Lincoln, Nebraska. 589pp.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/weedsOfNebraska
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
Plant propagation method
Additional detail cold moist stratification
  • Cold moist stratification
    Cold moist stratification in a refrigerator in a plastic freezer bag.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/propagationColdMoistStrat
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail dry seed storage Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Plant spacing average
Additional detail 76.2 cm Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Seed/spore extraction
Additional detail fluffy seeds pose fire hazard
  • Fluffy seeds pose fire hazard
    Fluffy seed can be messy and can catch fire/potential fire hazard.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/seedExtractFluffy
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail shatter, rub, or beat soft dry fruit
  • Shatter, rub, or beat soft dry fruit
    Shatter soft dry fruit by hand or rub against coarse screen or beat with a rake or broom.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/seedExtractSoft
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

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