Calflora
Taxon  Report   2151    
Cirsium vulgare  (Savi) Ten.
Bull thistle
Cirsium vulgare, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Cirsium
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carduus lanceolatus
PLANTS: Carduus vulgaris
PLANTS: Cirsium lanceolatum var. hypoleucum
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More information about  Cirsium vulgare

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 23, 2019).