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Cirsium discolor
field thistle Aster Family
Cirsium discolor Asteraceae
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common name
  field thistle
accepted scientific name
  Cirsium discolor (Muhl. ex Willd.) Spreng.
rules for finding collection records
  Cirsium discolor (1862)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: Chris Evans, Illinois Wildlife Action Plan, Bugwood.org
Image License: CC BY-NC
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 2 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of June thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (48%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Disturbed
Grassland
Forest
Native Plant Status
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native Native
native Not Present

Invasive in some regions.
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