Taxon  Report   2143 
Cirsium occidentale  (Nutt.) Jeps.  var. occidentale 
Cobweb thistle,  Cobwebby thistle
Cirsium occidentale var. occidentale
© 2009 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
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Cirsium occidentale var. occidentale
© 2009 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Cirsium occidentale var. occidentale
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Cirsium occidentale var. occidentale, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Cirsium occidentale var. occidentale
© 2011 Dylan Neubauer
Genus: Cirsium
Parent Record Cirsium occidentale
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PLANTS: Cirsium coulteri
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 18, 2018).

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