Cirsium heterophyllum (L.) Hill
(melancholy thistle)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesCirsium heterophyllum (melancholy 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 heterophyllum (Melancholy Thistle) :
1: Cirsium heterophyllum (Melancholy Thistle)
18 Jun 2010 OSGR: SD97 54° 10' N, 2° 0' W Vice County: Mid-west Yorks (VC 64) England
at roadside
Image 1: Capitula - side view - close-upImage 2: Capitulum - side view - close-upImage 3: Capitulum - top view - close-upImage 4: Growing at roadsideImage 5: Leaf - top view - close-upImage 6: Leaves - top surface - black backgroundImage 7: Leaves - under surface - black backgroundImage 8: Leaf margin - top view - close-up - enlargedImage 9: Leaf margin - underside - close-up - enlargedImage 10: Leaf midrib at base of leaf - underside - close-up - enlargedImage 11: Leaf midrib in middle of leaf - underside - close-up - enlargedImage 12: Leaf midrib near base of leaf - top view - close-up - enlargedImage 13: Leaf midrib near base of leaf - underside - close-up - enlargedImage 14: Leaf tip - top view - close-up - enlargedImage 15: Leaf tip - underside - close-up - enlargedImage 16: Leaf top surface bear midrib - close-up - enlargedImage 17: Leaf top surface near margin - close-up - enlargedImage 18: Leaf underside - close-up - enlarged
2: Cirsium heterophyllum (Melancholy Thistle)
23 Aug 1978 OSGR: NO06 56° 50' N, 3° 30' W Vice County: East Perthshire (VC 89) Scotland
Image 1: Capitulum - side view - close-upImage 2: Capitulum - side view - close-up (2)Image 3: Capitulum - top view - close-upImage 4: Capitulum - top view - close-up (2)Image 5: PlantImage 6: Plant (2)Image 7: Plant (3)

Cirsium heterophyllum (Melancholy Thistle) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 12 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Cirsium heterophyllum (Melancholy Thistle)
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