Council or Task Force
Invasive Plants of California's Wildlands - Centaurea
California Invasive Plant Council.
Bossard, C.C., J.M. Randall, and M.C. Hoshovsky (Editors). 2000. Invasive Plants of California's Wildlands. University of California Press. Berkeley, CA.
Fact Sheet: Yellow Starthistle (Jan 2014; PDF | 255 KB)
Alberta Invasive Species Council (Canada).
See also: Fact Sheets for more information about individual invasive species, including those listed as "Prohibited Noxious" and "Noxious" under the Alberta Weed Control Act.
Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States - Yellow
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive
Species and Ecosystem Health.
Least Wanted: Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas Fact Sheet - Yellow Star Thistle
Plant Conservation Alliance. Alien Plant Working Group.
Texas Invasives Database - Centaurea solstitialis
Invasive Species Compendium - Centaurea solstitialis
Global Invasive Species Database - Centaurea solstitialis (herb)
IUCN. Species Survival Commission. Invasive Species Specialist Group.
Yellow Starthistle, Centaurea solstitialis: There’s A Fungus Amongus! (PDF | 102 KB)
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.
U.S. National Plant Germplasm System - Centaurea solstitialis
USDA. ARS. National Genetic Resources Program. GRIN-Global.
and Biological Control of Yellow Starthistle (Jul 2003, 2nd Ed;
PDF | 1.6 MB)
Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team.
Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) - Centaurea solstitialis
USDA. FS. Rocky Mountain Research Station. Fire Sciences Laboratory.
PLANTS Database - Yellow Star-thistle
USDA. NRCS. National Plant Data Center.
Weeds in Australia -
St Barnaby's Thistle (Centaurea solstitialis)
Australian Government. Department of the Environment and Energy.
Encycloweedia: Data Sheet - Centaurea genus
California Department of Food and Agriculture.
Included on California's noxious weed list; see Encycloweedia: Program Details for additional resources.
Yellow Starthistle (PDF | 235 KB)
State of California. Plumas County. Plumas-Sierra Noxious Weeds Management Group.
Noxious Weed Species - Yellow Starthistle
Colorado Department of Agriculture. Conservation Services Division. Noxious Weed Program.
Yellow Star Thistle
Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
B Noxious Weed: Yellow Starthistle
Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board.
Pest Notes: Yellow Starthistle
University of California. Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program.
Pest Notes are peer-reviewed scientific publications about specific pests or pest management topics, directed at California's home and landscape audiences.
Yellow Starthistle: Identification, Biology and Integrated Management (Jan 2011; PDF | 558 KB)
Montana State University. Extension.
Weeds in Forest Land: Yellow Starthistle (Sep 2008; PDF
| 504 KB)
Oregon State University. Extension Service.
See also: Yellow Starthistle: Ecology and Management on Pacific Northwest Rangelands (Jan 2008; PDF
| 644 KB)
Noxious Weed Information - Yellow Starthistle (A List)
Colorado Weed Management Association.
Weed Identification - Yellow Starthistle
Montana Weed Control Association.