Taxon  Report   11531    
Cirsium occidentale  (Nutt.) Jeps.  var. coulteri  Harv. & A. Gray) Jeps.
Coulter's thistle
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Cirsium occidentale var. coulteri, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Genus: Cirsium
Parent: Cirsium occidentale
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cirsium coulteri
More information about  Cirsium occidentale var. coulteri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).