Cirsium grahamii

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Cirsium grahamii occurs in the mountains of southeastern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico. It forms hybrid swarms with C. parryi and C. scariosum var. coloradense in the White Mountains of Arizona.

Facts about "Cirsium grahamii"
apex courseflexuous +
apex orientationappressed + and spreading +
apex positionouter + and middle +
apex prominence or shapeflat +
apex reliefscabridulous +
appendage external texturescarious +
base architectureclasping +
base architecture or shapebractlike +
base orientationascending +
base positiondistal cauline +
base shapeshort-decurrent + and lobed +
base widthnarrow +
blade architecture or shapespinulose +
blade shapeoblanceolate +, oblong-elliptic +, entire +, dentate + and pinnatifid +
body shapespinulose-denticulate +
branch orientationascending +
chromosome count32 +
collar colorationcolored +
corolla colorationpurple +
corolla depthdeep +
cypsela colorationtan +
face architectureprincipal + and sessile +
face countpresent +
face external texturearachnoid + and glabrate +
face positionbasal +
face sizereduced +
flowering timejulaug + and sep +
habitatoak woodlands +, coniferous forests +, meadows + and in damp soil +
habitat moisturewet +
involucre external texturearachnoid + and glabrous +
involucre shapehemispheric +
lobe shapeentire +, few + and lobed +
margin architecture or shapespiny fringed +, spiny + and with scarious appendages +
phyllary arrangementimbricate +
phyllary colorationbrownish + and purplish +
phyllary shapelanceolate + and linear +
ridge prominenceprominent +
root internal texturefibrous +
root widththick +
series count8 +
speckle colorationdark +
spine external texturegray-tomentose + and pilose +
spine orientationerect + and ascending +
spine positionabaxial +
spine sizeslender +
stem count1 +
stem external texturearachnoid +, short-pilose + and glabrate +
stem orientationerect +
taproot arrangementfascicles +
taproot sizeslender +
whole organism life stylebiennial +