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Cirsium palustre
European marsh thistle Aster Family
Cirsium palustre Asteraceae
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common names
  European marsh thistle
  European swamp thistle
accepted scientific name
  Cirsium palustre (L.) Scop.
rules for finding collection records
  Cirsium palustre (170)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2015 Richard Spellenberg
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of June thru 3rd week of September
Native to Europe

How Likely at this Location (13%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
base map where plant found

Disturbed
Forest
Wetland
Riparian
grid lines base