Taxon  Report   2137    
Cirsium neomexicanum  A. Gray
Desert thistle,  New mexico thistle
Cirsium neomexicanum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Cirsium
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Cirsium utahense
PLANTS: Carduus inamoenus
PLANTS: Cirsium arcuum
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More information about  Cirsium neomexicanum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 29, 2020).