Wildflower Identification Website
Search for wildflowers by location, color, shape and time
Click here for Instructions
fringed thistle
Cirsium clavatum
fringed thistle Aster Family
Cirsium clavatum Asteraceae
common names
  fringed thistle
  Fish Lake thistle
accepted scientific name
  Cirsium clavatum (M.E. Jones) Petr.
rules for finding collection records
  Cirsium centaureae (157)
  Cirsium clavatum (497)
  Cirsium osterhoutii (16)
  Cirsium scapanolepis (7)
family name
Image Author: ©2019 Adam Schneider
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 0.6 to 1.0 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of June thru 2nd week of September

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Native Plant Status
native status map native status map native status map native status map native status map
native Native
native Not Present

grid lines base