Patagonia Wildflowers
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bull thistle
Cirsium vulgare
Cirsium vulgare
bull thistle Aster Family
Cirsium vulgare Asteraceae
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English common name
  •bull thistle
Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten.
rules for finding collection records
  •Cirsium lanceolatum (0)
  •Cirsium vulgare (700)
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 1.5 to 2.0 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple, Lobed
Plant Observed All Year
Native throughout most of Europe

How Likely at this Location (94%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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