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Bull Thistle / Spear Thistle

Cirsium vulgare

Description:

Biennial Flower: Summer/Fall; disc, Purplish; rays, absent; bisexual; inferior ovary; bracts narrowly pointed, rigid, not sticky, Leaves: Simple, alternate; leaf bases that extend down stem forming prickly wings Fruit: Summer/Fall; Achene

Habitat:

Non-native and invasive; found throughout the United States and Canada May be found in meadows, pastures, and disturbed areas such as roadsides

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PucaK
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PucaK

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jun 25, 2015
Submitted on Jun 26, 2015

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