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Cirsium nuttallii DC.
Nuttall's thistle

Cirsium nuttallii
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Cirsium nuttallii available from :

Cirsium nuttallii has been found in the following 13 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native

Cirsium nuttallii has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Cirsium nuttallii has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland
Mesic Hammock

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Cirsium nuttallii
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Cirsium nuttallii
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Cirsium nuttallii
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 14 January 2015
On roadside, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida