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Cirsium mohavense (Mojave thistle)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Cirsium mohavense

Cirsium mohavense (Greene) Petr.

Mojave thistle

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CIMO

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate , Oblong
Fruit Type: Achene
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: CA , NV

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
Provides Nesting Materials/Structure for Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Cirsium mohavense in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cirsium mohavense in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cirsium mohavense

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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