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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 (45)
  Cirsium occidentale (3101)
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 (73%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
base map where plant found
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Forest
Brush
Disturbed
Rocky
Grassland
Sand
Riparian
Desert
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