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Musk Thistle

Carduus Nutans


These are in bloom along roads in abandoned-looking fields. The plants I have seen are between two and four feet tall, very healthy and thriving in full sun. The leaves (not pictured) are covered with incredibly sharp-looking spikes.

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Utah, USA

Spotted on Jun 29, 2011
Submitted on Jun 29, 2011

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