Taxon  Report   10534    
Cirsium occidentale  (Nutt.) Jeps.  var. lucianum  D. J. Keil
Cuesta ridge thistle
Cirsium occidentale var. lucianum
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cirsium occidentale var. lucianum
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Cirsium occidentale var. lucianum
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Cirsium occidentale var. lucianum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Cirsium occidentale var. lucianum
© 2009 Zachary Green
Genus: Cirsium
Parent: Cirsium occidentale
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

More information about  Cirsium occidentale var. lucianum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 23, 2019).