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
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 (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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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:   (Accessed: Feb 15, 2019).