Taxon  Report   2137 
Cirsium neomexicanum  A. Gray
New Mexico thistle, desert thistle
Cirsium neomexicanum, 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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Bloom Period
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Cirsium
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Carduus inamoenus
PLANTS: Cirsium arcuum
PLANTS: Cirsium neomexicanum var. neomexicanum
PLANTS: Cirsium neomexicanum var. utahense
PLANTS: Cirsium wallowense
TJM2 + PLANTS: Cirsium utahense
 Information about  Cirsium neomexicanum  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (CINE)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 20, 2014).

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