Photos of Cirsium-muticum-~-swamp-thistle

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Cirsium muticum ~ swamp thistle



Cirsium-muticum-~-swamp-thistle


Characteristics:

  • OBL

  • Michigan C Value: 6

  • head is sticky/tacky

  • head is NOT prickly

  • back of leaf is pale

  • plant produces rosettes

  • spines on leaves usually less than 2.5mm long

  • plant can be several meters tall

  • typically within calcareous areas such as fens

  • native



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