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Cirsium arizonicum  (A. Gray) Petr.  var. tenuisectum  D. J. Keil
Desert mountain thistle
Cirsium arizonicum var. tenuisectum is a perennial herb that is native to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(29 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Parent: Cirsium arizonicum
Genus: Cirsium
Family: Asteraceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Information about  Cirsium arizonicum var. tenuisectum from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 12/09/2022).