Cirsium occidentale var. compactum is a perennial herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).
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[web application]. 2023. Berkeley, California:The Calflora Database
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