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Cirsium occidentale (Cobwebby thistle)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Cirsium occidentale

Cirsium occidentale (Nutt.) Jeps.

Cobwebby thistle

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CIOC

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple

Distribution

USA: CA , OR

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade

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.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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