Taxon  Report   2142 
Cirsium occidentale  (Nutt.) Jepson  var. compactum  Hoover
Compact cobwebby thistle
Cirsium occidentale var. compactum
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Cirsium occidentale var. compactum
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Cirsium occidentale var. compactum
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Cirsium occidentale var. compactum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Cirsium occidentale var. compactum
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Cirsium
Parent Record Cirsium occidentale
Communities:
Coastal Strand, Coastal Prairie, Chaparral, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: dunes, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Cirsium occidentale var. compactum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 29, 2016).

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