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Cirsium pitcheri
sand dune thistle Aster Family
Cirsium pitcheri Asteraceae
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common names
  sand dune thistle
  Pitcher's thistle
accepted scientific name
  Cirsium pitcheri (Torr. ex Eaton) Torr. & A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Cirsium pitcheri (67)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2013 Pat Kight
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed last week of June thru end of August

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Photos
U of Michigan Herbarium (16)
Walter Muma (9)
Cal Photos (11)
Wikimedia Commons (2)
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