Taxon  Report   10534 
Cirsium occidentale  (Nutt.) Jeps.  var. lucianum  D. J. Keil
Cuesta ridge thistle
Cirsium occidentale var. lucianum
© 2011 Chris Winchell
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Cirsium occidentale var. lucianum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Cirsium occidentale var. lucianum
© 2009 Zachary Green
Genus: Cirsium
Parent Record Cirsium occidentale
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More information about  Cirsium occidentale var. lucianum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 24, 2017).

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