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Distribution by County   11538    
Cirsium scariosum  Nutt.  var. scariosum 
Elk thistle
Cirsium scariosum var. scariosum is a perennial herb that is native to California.
Record Count by County

El Dorado: 1 Mono: 2 Plumas: 1 San Bernardino: 1

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]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 05/29/2024).