Cirsium remotifolium var. remotifolium
Phyllaries imbricate or often subequal, narrowly oblong or linear, entire or sometimes weakly expanded and scarious. Corollas cream-colored, 20–28 mm, tubes 6–12 mm, throats 8–10 mm, lobes 4.5–6.5 mm.
Phenology: Flowering late spring–summer (May–Aug).
Habitat: Fields, meadows, forest openings, open woods, brushy slopes
Elevation: 40–1400 m
Calif., Oreg., Wash.
Variety remotifolium occurs primarily west of the Cascade Range in Washington and Oregon and on coastal-facing slopes in northwestern California. Intermediates with var. odontolepis are known through much of that range.
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