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Franciscan Thistle (Cirsium andrewsii)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State:
  • Nature Serve ID: 128705
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/24/2021

Where is Franciscan Thistle (Cirsium andrewsii) located in the wild?

Which CPC Partners conserve Franciscan Thistle (Cirsium andrewsii)?

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Taxon Cirsium andrewsii
Authority A. Gray
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 449635
ITIS 36340
Duration Biennial, Perennial
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