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Cirsium scariosum
meadow thistle Aster Family
Cirsium scariosum Asteraceae
common names
  meadow thistle
  elk thistle
accepted scientific name
  Cirsium scariosum Nutt.
rules for finding collection records
  Cirsium scariosum
  Cirsium tioganum
family name
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%)
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