Taxon  Report   2139 
Cirsium occidentale  (Nutt.) Jepson
Cobweb Thistle,  western thistle
Cirsium occidentale, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Cirsium occidentale
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Cirsium occidentale
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Coastal Strand
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Genus: Cirsium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Cirsium occidentale var. californicum
Cirsium occidentale var. candidissimum
Cirsium occidentale var. compactum
Cirsium occidentale var. coulteri
Cirsium occidentale var. lucianum
Cirsium occidentale var. occidentale
Cirsium occidentale var. venustum
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the 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: Mar 29, 2015).

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