Taxon  Report   2117 
Cirsium arizonicum  (A. Gray) Petrak
Arizona thistle

Cirsium arizonicum
© 2007 Steven Thorsted
Cirsium arizonicum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cirsium arizonicum
© 2007 Steven Thorsted
Genus: Cirsium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Subalpine Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Cirsium arizonicum var. nidulum
PLANTS: Cirsium nidulum
PLANTS: Cnicus arizonicus
XWALK: Cirsium eatonii
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 26, 2015).

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