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Cirsium occidentale
cobwebby thistle Aster Family
Cirsium occidentale Asteraceae
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common names
  cobwebby thistle
  snowy thistle
  Venus thistle
accepted scientific name
  Cirsium occidentale (Nutt.) Jeps.
rules for finding collection records
  Cirsium californicum
  Cirsium occidentale
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2004 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color color color
Flower size is .7 to 2. inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of March thru 3rd week of September

How Likely at this Location (69%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
base map where plant found

Brush
Forest
Disturbed
Rocky
Riparian
Grassland
Desert
grid lines base