Taxon  Report   10534 
Cirsium occidentale  (Nutt.) Jeps.  var. lucianum  D. J. Keil
Cuesta ridge thistle

Cirsium occidentale var. lucianum
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Cirsium occidentale var. lucianum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native 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. lucianum
© 2009 Zachary Green
Genus: Cirsium
Parent Record Cirsium occidentale.
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS
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Location Suitability

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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 27, 2015).

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