Occurrence record: UBCVascular:V248955

PreservedSpecimen of Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. | Californian thistle recorded on 2009-06-09


Data resource University of British Columbia Herbarium - Vascular Plant Collection
Institution code University of British Columbia
Supplied institution code "ca.ubc"
Collection code University of British Columbia Herbarium
Catalog number V248955
Occurrence ID FE7BE070-B733-7848-8FB0-66C01D15697B
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations mounted
Identified by K.A. Hodgins
Identified date 2008
Collector Guggisberg, A. Alessia
Supplied as "Alessia Guggisberg"
Record number ON2-02
License CC0
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:15106
Owner institution code University of British Columbia
Disposition in collection
Previous identifications Cirsium arvense by K.A. Hodgins 2008
Associated references Specimen cited in Guggisberg, A., et al. 2012. Invasion history of North American Canada thistle, Cirsium arvense. J. Biogeogr. 39: 1919–1931.
Rightsholder University of British Columbia
Dataset name University of British Columbia Herbarium (UBC) - Vascular Plant Collection
Language en
Accessrights http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/ & http://www.canadensys.net/norms
Bibliographic citation Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. (UBC V248955)
Occurrence remarks sampled after ca. 3.5 months of growth; grown from wild-collected seeds (cf. collection no. KN-ON); collected by K.A. Hodgins 2008 Sep 02 in Canada, Ontario, on Jane Street north of King Street by #14449 in an abandoned field (recent construction 1 or 2 years prior) just south of a house (43.95718 N, 79.56153 W)
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID http://dataset.canadensys.net/ubc-vascular-specimens
Institution ID UBC Herbarium
Collection code UBCVascular
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2008


Collecting date 2009-06-09
Supplied as year:2009  month:06  day:09 
Verbatim event date 2009 Jun 09


Scientific name Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop.
Taxon rank species
Common name Californian thistle
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae
Genus Filago
Supplied as "Cirsium"
Species Cirsium arvense
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (L.) Scop.
Nomenclatural code ICBN


Country Canada
State / Province British Columbia
Locality Vancouver, University of British Columbia Horticultural Greenhouse, 6394 Stores Road
Habitat Cultivated; grown in 2.5 L pots containing a 1:1 soil:silica-sand mixture
Latitude 49.25
Longitude -123.12
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 730.0
Georeference sources WorldGeolocations Table
Georeferenced by David Rowswell
Georeferenced date 2019
Country code CA

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