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Nodding Thistle

Carduus nutans

Description:

A tall thistle with spiny leaves and dropping purple flowers.

Habitat:

This thistle was near coyote willows in a wetter part of a pasture.

Notes:

The nodding thistle is an invasive species.

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New Mexico, USA

Lat: 36.14, Long: -105.24

Spotted on Jun 27, 2017
Submitted on Jun 28, 2017

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