TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Carduus nutansL.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
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Musk- Thistle, Nodding Plumeless Thistle, Nodding Thistle

Asteraceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: A weed in dry gravelly pastures ; rare. July. Between the C. U. barns and Forest Home, over an area of many square feet, 1913 (E. Dean & A. J. E.) ; Dryden, 1912 (Miss L. J. Sweetland). Of recent introduction, but well established. Occasional in the Atlantic States, but apparently rare or absent on acid soils. Naturalized from Eurasia.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Carduus nutans (this list may be incomplete)
 Ithaca, northeast of Insectary, crest of slope overlooking Forest Home, bank, 19 Jun 1945, Clausen 6627 (BH 21448);
 Ithaca, Forest Home, pasture east of Plant Breeding Gardens, dry soil, pasture, 16 Jul 1915, Eames & Thomas 5307 (BH 46786);
 Ithaca, College Farm, east of Plant Breeding gardens, dry soil, pasture, 16 Jul 1915, Eames & Thomas 5307 (BH 78714);
 Ithaca, Cayuga Heights, Muenscher yard, came up from seed self sown by Carduus cultivated years before, 16 Jun 1934, Muenscher 18656 (BH 21445);
 Ulysses, north of Taughannock, in old yard, 10 Jul 1947, Muenscher & Brown 22194 (BH 21447);
 Ithaca, Cornell University, College Farm, east of Plant Breeding Gardens, dry soil, pasture, 16 Jul 1915, Eames & Thomas 5307 (BH 21449);

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