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Cirsium mohavense
Mojave thistle Aster Family
Cirsium mohavense Asteraceae
common names
  Mojave thistle
  virgin thistle
  Rusby's thistle
accepted scientific name
  Cirsium mohavense (Greene) Petr.
rules for finding collection records
  Cirsium mohavense (235)
  Cirsium virginense (45)
family name
Image Author: ©2009 Steve Matson
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 1 inch
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed last week of March thru 1st week of November

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (50)
Michael Charters (3)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
Cal Photos (1)
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Salt Marsh
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