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Cirsium vulgare
bull thistle Aster Family
Cirsium vulgare Asteraceae
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English common name
  •bull thistle
Spanish common name
  •cardo
accepted scientific name
  •Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten.
rules for finding collection records
  •Cirsium lanceolatum (1)
  •Cirsium vulgare (113)
family name
  •Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2008 Keir Morse
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Branching cluster of flowers
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 1.8 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple, Lobed
Plant Observed second week of November thru third week of April
Native throughout most of Europe

How Likely at this Location (51%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
base map where plant found

Disturbed
Riparian
Forest
Grassland
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