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Cirsium edule
edible thistle Aster Family
Cirsium edule Asteraceae
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common name
  edible thistle
accepted scientific name
  Cirsium edule Nutt.
rules for finding collection records
  Cirsium edule (310)
  Cirsium hallii (5)
  Cirsium macounii (8)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2014 Susan McDougall, Trees Live Here.
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 1.8 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of May thru 3rd week of September

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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