Cirsium acaule (L.) Scop.
(dwarf thistle, stemless thistle, picnic thistle)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesCirsium acaule (dwarf thistle, stemless thistle, picnic thistle)
GenusCirsium (thistle)
TribeCardueae (“thistles”)
SubfamilyLACTUCOIDEAE (“dandelions”)
FamilyASTERACEAE (daisies, dandelions and thistles, composite)
OrderASTERALES (daisies, dandelions, thistles and bell flowers)
SubclassEU-DICOTS (dicotyledonous flowering plants)
ClassMAGNOLIOPSIDA (flowering plants)
PhylumTRACHEOPHYTA (vascular plants)
KingdomPLANTAE (plants)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Cirsium acaule (Dwarf Thistle, Stemless Thistle, Picnic Thistle) :
1: Cirsium acaule (Dwarf Thistle, Stemless Thistle, Picnic Thistle)
15 Jul 2001 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Image 1: Bud - side viewImage 2: Capitula - top viewsImage 3: Capitulum and bud - side viewImage 4: Capitulum - side viewImage 5: Capitulum - top viewImage 6: PlantImage 7: Plant (2)Image 8: Plant - close-up
2: Cirsium acaule (Dwarf Thistle, Stemless Thistle, Picnic Thistle)
4 Sep 1977 OSGR: TQ21 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Image 1: Plant
3: Cirsium acaule (Dwarf Thistle, Stemless Thistle, Picnic Thistle)
26 Jul 1975 OSGR: TQ21 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Image 1: Plant - close-up
4: Cirsium acaule (Dwarf Thistle, Stemless Thistle, Picnic Thistle)
3 Aug 1968 OSGR: TQ21 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Image 1: Plant

Cirsium acaule (Dwarf Thistle, Stemless Thistle, Picnic Thistle) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 8 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Cirsium acaule (Dwarf Thistle, Stemless Thistle, Picnic Thistle)
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