Taxon  Report   2144 
Cirsium occidentale  (Nutt.) Jepson  var. venustum  (E. Greene) Jepson
Venus thistle,  cobwebby thistle, coulter's thistle, red thistle

Cirsium occidentale var. venustum
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Cirsium occidentale var. venustum
© 2010 James M. Andre
Cirsium occidentale var. venustum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Cirsium occidentale var. venustum
© 2004 David A. Tharp
Genus: Cirsium
Parent Record Cirsium occidentale.
(many plant communities)
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cirsium proteanum
 Information about  Cirsium occidentale var. venustum  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

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: Oct 04, 2015).

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