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Cirsium carolinianum
soft thistle Aster Family
Cirsium carolinianum Asteraceae
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common names
  soft thistle
  Carolina thistle
accepted scientific name
  Cirsium carolinianum (Walter) Fernald & B.G. Schub.
rules for finding collection records
  Carduus carolinianus (3)
  Cirsium carolinianum (278)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2006 John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of April thru 2nd week of September

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
eFloras.org
SEINet
USDA PLANTS profile
base map where plant found
mag select

Forest
Disturbed
Riparian
Grassland
Brush
grid lines base