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Dwarf thistle

Cirsium acaulon

Description:

Appears like a crawling herbaceous perennial, or a disorderly mass of thistle-like leaves and thistle-like flowerheads thrown together on a heap. Flowerheads grows directly from the rosette, they are stemless.

Habitat:

Montane pastures.

Notes:

Important melliferous plant on montane and alpine pastures.

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1 Comment

Tukup
Tukup 8 months ago

Stemless flower. Weird. Thanks Zlatan.

Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Gex, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Spotted on Sep 6, 2020
Submitted on Oct 20, 2020

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