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Cirsium virginianum
Virginia thistle Aster Family
Cirsium virginianum Asteraceae
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common name
  Virginia thistle
accepted scientific name
  Cirsium virginianum (L.) Michx.
rules for finding collection records
  Cirsium virginianum authority does not contain Hook (98)
  Carduus virginianus (7)
  Cirsium revolutum (1)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2006 John R. Gwaltney
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of May thru 1st week of November

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
eFloras.org
SEINet
USDA PLANTS profile
base map where plant found

Grassland
Forest
Disturbed
Wetland
Riparian
Sand
grid lines base