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Cirsium foliosum
leafy thistle
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


Cirsium foliosum is not recognized as a species in the Flora of North America. The plants shown in these photos would be considered to be Cirsium scariosum.

Accepted Name:
Cirsium foliosum (Hook.) DC.
Publication: Prodr. 6: 654. 1838. 1838.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Carduus foliosus Hook.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Cirsium foliosum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Cirsium foliosum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Cirsium foliosum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Cirsium foliosum photos.

USDA Plants: Cirsium foliosum information.

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