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Field Thistle

Cirsium discolor (Muhl. ex Willd.) Spreng.

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Cirsium discolor (Field Thistle) is a species of biennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States and Canada. They have simple, broad leaves and achenes. Flowers are visited by (page not found), Common Eastern Bumblebee, Honey bee, and Two-spotted Bumblebee. Individuals can grow to 1 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of field thistle. View this species on GBIF