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Cirsium canescens
prairie thistle Aster Family
Cirsium canescens Asteraceae
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common names
  prairie thistle
  Platte thistle
accepted scientific name
  Cirsium canescens Nutt.
rules for finding collection records
  Cirsium canescens (444)
  Cirsium plattense (7)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2007 Jerry Oldenettel
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 1.2 to 1.6 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of May thru 1st week of September

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (5)
East Colorado Wildflowers (2)
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