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Dwarf Thistle


A low growing thistle with a very short stem and very prickly leaves.


 

Common Name Dwarf Thistle
Scientific Name Cirsium acaulon
Species Group Daisy Family Compositae
Status
Interest Level
2
Visabile
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Daisy family - Compositae
Status Locally common
Flower Colour Group Purple
Visible
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Thistle with no apparent stem at all
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Daisy Family Compositae