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Milk Thistle


Purple flower with thorny stems. The base of the plant is leafy.

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Bill Richie
Bill Richie 11 years ago
California thistle
Cirsium occidentale California thistle

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RebeccaRussellMustin 11 years ago

It is a milk thistle. Thank you. I have about a million growing around my house. Very pretty for a weed of sorts.

k6lsn 11 years ago

I was gonna say Canadian Thistle. First met it at my Uncles Farm in Keenesburg Colorado when I was a Kid. Have it here in Redding California in my front yard, just one. Beautiful picture.

chachikillsjim 11 years ago

Definitely a type of thistle. Milk thistle?

California, USA

Spotted on Apr 18, 2011
Submitted on Apr 19, 2011

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