Taxon  Report   2147 
Cirsium remotifolium  (Hook.) DC.
few leaved thistle,  fewleaf thistle
Cirsium remotifolium, 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 remotifolium
© 2008 Keir Morse
Cirsium remotifolium
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Genus: Cirsium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Cirsium remotifolium var. odontolepis
Cirsium remotifolium var. remotifolium
Cirsium remotifolium var. rivulare
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cirsium acanthodontum
PLANTS: Cirsium remotifolium var. rivulare
PLANTS: Cirsium remotifolium var. odontolepis
PLANTS: Cirsium remotifolium ssp. remotifolium
PLANTS: Cirsium remotifolium ssp. pseudocarlinoides
PLANTS: Cirsium remotifolium ssp. oregonense
PLANTS: Cirsium oreganum
PLANTS: Cirsium mendocinum
PLANTS: Cirsium callilepis
PLANTS: Cirsium callilepis var. pseudocarlinoides
PLANTS: Cirsium callilepis var. oregonense
PLANTS: Cirsium amblylepis
PLANTS: Cirsium stenolepidum
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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

Search (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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2015).

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