Cirsium andrewsii

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Cirsium andrewsii occurs along the coast of north-central California from San Mateo to Marin counties. It reportedly hybridizes with C. quercetorum (F. Petrak 1917; J. T. Howell 1960b).

Facts about "Cirsium andrewsii"
apex architecturetwisted +
apex orientationlong-spreading + and ascending +
apex shapelong-acuminate +, entire +, flat + and spine-tipped +
array architecturecorymbiform +
array architecture or arrangementcongested +
auricle spiny-marginedbroad +
base architectureclasping + and spinier than proximal +
base positiondistal +
base sizereduced +
blade arrangement or shapeelliptic +
blade shapepinnatifid +
body architecture or shapespiny-ciliate +
body orientationappressed +
body positionouter +
branch architecturebranched +
branch internal texturefleshy +
branch orientationspreading + and ascending +
chromosome count32 +
collar widthnarrow +
corolla colorationpurple +
cypsela colorationbrown +
face architecturesessile +
face countpresent +
face external texturearachnoid + and glabrate +
face otherprincipal +
face positionbasal + and cauline +
flowering timespringsummer +, may +, jun +, jul +, aug + and sep +
habitatheadlands +, ravines + and seeps near coast , on serpentine +
habitat inclinesloped +
involucre architecture or shapeshort-ciliate +
involucre external texturearachnoid +
involucre shapeovoid +, hemispheric + and campanulate +
lobe countseveral +
lobe prominenceprominent +
lobe shapeoblong +, ovate +, unlobed +, with several prominent secondary lobes or large teeth +, obtuse + and acute +
margin colorationstramineous +
pappus size15 +
phyllary arrangementimbricate +
phyllary colorationgreen +, brown + and with stramineous margins and a darker central zone +
phyllary shapelinear-lanceolate + and linear +
series count6 +
spine colorationgray +
spine coursestraight +
spine external texturearachnoid-tomentose +
spine fragilitystout +
spine positionabaxial +
stem countseveral +
stem external texturearachnoid + and glabrous +
stem orientationerect + and spreading +
tooth countseveral +
tooth prominenceprominent +
tooth sizelarge +
whole organism architecturetaprooted +
whole organism life stylebiennial + and perennial +
zone colorationdarker + and stramineous +