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|Species: Cirsium vulgare|
The flowers of bull thistle are 2" with a bright lavender tufts on scale-like bracts.
The leaves are slender, and some are toothed or lobed. The plants grow to 5’ in height.
Habitat & Range
Bull thistle grows in fields and on trial-sides. It is native to Europe, but grows in North America, South America, and Australia.
The flowers bloom from June to September.
It is an herbaceous biennial.
Featured image by James Dake.