Distribution by County   10816    
Cirsium scariosum  Nutt.  var. congdonii  (R. J. Moore & Frankton) D. J. Keil
Elk thistle
Cirsium scariosum var. congdonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 07/02/2022).