Cirsium occidentale

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Cirsium occidentale


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids II
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Carduoideae
Tribus: Cardueae
Subtribus: Carduinae
Genus: Cirsium
Species: Cirsium occidentale
Varietas: C. o. var. californicum – C. o. var. candidissimum – C. o. var. compactum – C. o. var. coulteri – C. o. var. lucianum – C. o. var. venustum


Cirsium occidentale; (Nutt.) Jeps., 1901


  • Carduus occidentalis Nutt.
  • Cnicus lilacinus Greene
  • Cnicus neglectus Parish ex Greene
  • Cnicus occidentalis (Nutt.) A. Gray


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • USA (California)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Cobwebby thistle
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