Taxon  Report   2124 
Cirsium cymosum  (E. Greene) J. Howell
peregrine thistle
Cirsium cymosum, 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 cymosum
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Cirsium cymosum
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Communities:
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Cirsium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Cirsium cymosum var. canovirens
Cirsium cymosum var. cymosum
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cirsium triacanthum
 Information about  Cirsium cymosum  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CICY)

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Jepson eFlora

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 30, 2015).

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