Taxon  Report   2128 
Cirsium fontinale  E. Greene
fountain thistle
Cirsium fontinale, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
 

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Cirsium fontinale
© J. E.(Jed) and Bonnie McClellan 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Cirsium fontinale
© 2009 Tom Cochrane
Community: wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Cirsium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Cirsium fontinale var. campylon
Cirsium fontinale var. fontinale
Cirsium fontinale var. obispoense
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Cirsium fontinale  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CIFO2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 28, 2014).

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