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Musk Thistle

Carduus nutans

Description:

A really beautiful plant, in the second picture you can see the flower.



5 Comments

James McNair
James McNair 5 years ago

Beautiful

PieterColpaert
PieterColpaert 5 years ago

Thank you James and BlueAppaloosa for the ID!

BlueAppaloosa
BlueAppaloosa 5 years ago

Looks like a musk thistle. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carduus_nut...

PieterColpaert
PieterColpaert 5 years ago

Thx Marta! I have actually no idea, it looked like some kind of thistle to me but maybe you're right and is it related..

The MnMs
The MnMs 5 years ago

It reminds me of the artichoke flower. Perhaps is a related plant (?)
Is beautiful!

PieterColpaert
Spotted by
PieterColpaert

LPZ, Bolivia

Lat: -16.55, Long: -68.67

Spotted on Feb 13, 2014
Submitted on Aug 19, 2014

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