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fountain thistle
Cirsium fontinale
fountain thistle Aster Family
Cirsium fontinale Asteraceae
common name
  fountain thistle
accepted scientific name
  Cirsium fontinale (Greene) Jeps.
rules for finding collection records
  Cirsium campylon (9)
  Cirsium fontinale (122)
family name
Image Author: ©2007 Neal Kramer
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 1 inch
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of February thru end of September

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (159)
Jay Sullivan (1)
SEINet (1)
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Native Plant Status
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