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Cirsium scariosum
meadow thistle Aster Family
Cirsium scariosum Asteraceae
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common names
  meadow thistle
  elk thistle
accepted scientific name
  Cirsium scariosum Nutt.
rules for finding collection records
  Cirsium scariosum
  Cirsium tioganum
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2005 Matt Lavin
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is .6 to 1.8 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed beginning of May thru 2nd week of September

How Likely at this Location (48%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
base map where plant found

Meadow
Riparian
Forest
Disturbed
Desert
grid lines base