Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)

Mogollon thistle flowers.
Mogollon thistle. Photo by Jim Keller in Arizona Rare Plant Field Guide, 2001.

Mogollon thistle habitat.
Mogollon thistle grows in moist to very moist soils in the shaded riparian understory of perennial streams. Photo by Jim Keller in Arizona Rare Plant Field Guide, 2001.

Cirsium parryi ssp. mogollonicum range map.
Cirsium parryi ssp. mogollonicum range map.

Cirsium parryi ssp. mogollonicum, Mogollon thistle

Threats

  • Small range and population size (limited to less than 1 square mile of habitat)
  • Browsing by cattle and elk
  • Invasive species

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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