Cirsium virginense

Scientific Name:Cirsium virginense
Common name:Virgin River thistle
Rank and Status   
Global Rank:G2 Native Status:Native
Subnational (State) Rank:S1 Endemic:No
US ESA Status:None Sand Dunes:No
NNHP Tracking Status:At-Risk List Wetland:Yes
Other Agency Status Status Last Updated Status Comments
Nevada Native Plant Society Watch
Distribution (NV Counties)

Status: Confident or certain

Summary Occurrence Data
Occurrence Count:6
Total Observed Area (hectares):Not Available
Maximum Known Elevation (m):600
Minimum Known Elevation (m):380
Cirsium virginense data at NatureServe
Cirsium virginense photos and data at Encyclopedia of Life
Character Abstract
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Habitat Comments:Open, moist, alkaline clay soils of seep and spring areas or gypsum knolls.
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Inventory Comments:Some targeted surveys have been conducted but remain incomplete for Nevada.
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