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thistle

Chinese medicine
A perennial plant, the root of which is antiemetic and antidiarrhoeal; it is used for gastrointestinal complaints (anorexia, bloating, diarrhoea, gastroenteritis, nausea and vomiting), abdominal and chest pain, diaphoresis, oedema, fatigue, and joint, muscle and pregnancy-related pain.
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Seedling establishment in the biennials Cirsium vulgare and Cynoglossum officinale in a sand-dune area: the importance of water for differential survival and growth.
Invasive species of concern in the old field/planted prairie areas included Hungarian Brome (locally common/ abundant), Musk Bristle Thistle (Carduus nutans L., uncommon), Field Thistle (locally common/abundant), Bull Thistle (Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten., uncommon), Poison Hemlock (Conium maculatum L., rare), Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb., rare), Quack Grass (Elymus repens (L.) Gould, locally common/abundant), Yellow Sweet Clover (Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam., uncommon), Reed Canary Grass (rare), Bradford Pear (Pyrus calleryana Decne., locally common/abundant), Multiflora Rose (rare) and Johnson Grass (Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers., common).
La presencia de especies exoticas, tales como Melilotus alba, Heliotropium curassavicum, Sarcocornia ambigua, Cirsium vulgare y Cynodon dactylon aumento como respuesta al fuego, persistiendo aun cuatro anos despues del mismo.
+ en 1,19 y 40; Cirsiumarvense + en 2,22 y 31; Tussilagofarfara + en 9,27 y 28; Rorippanasturtium-aquaticum + en 11,14 y 18; Oenothera rosea 1 en 12 y + en 13 y 39; Salix atrocinerea (pl.) + en 12,14 y 24; Lotus pedunculatus y + en 13 y 28,1 en 26; Cirsium vulgare + en 14,15 y 34; Senecio aquaticus s.l.