Calflora
Taxon  Report   10816    
Cirsium scariosum  Nutt.  var. congdonii  (R. J. Moore & Frankton) D. J. Keil
Elk thistle
Cirsium scariosum var. congdonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Cirsium
Parent: Cirsium scariosum
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cirsium tioganum
ICPN: Cirsium congdonii
More information about  Cirsium scariosum var. congdonii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora
Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: Feb 15, 2019).