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Palouse thistle
Cirsium brevifolium
Palouse thistle Aster Family
Cirsium brevifolium Asteraceae
common name
  Palouse thistle
accepted scientific name
  Cirsium brevifolium Nutt.
rules for finding collection records
  Cirsium brevifolium (164)
  Cirsium palousense (5)
family name
Image Author: ©2011 Paul Slichter
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.8 to 1.4 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of May thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Photos
Paul Slichter (9)
G.D.Carr (6)
R.L.Carr (5)
SEINet (1)
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