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soft thistle
Cirsium carolinianum
soft thistle Aster Family
Cirsium carolinianum Asteraceae
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common names
  soft thistle
  Carolina thistle
accepted scientific name
  Cirsium carolinianum (Walter) Fernald & B.G. Schub.
rules for finding collection records
  Carduus carolinianus (6)
  Cirsium carolinianum (437)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2006 John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of April thru 2nd week of September

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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