A nice looking thistle-is it ok to keep?

dandy_line(3B (Brainerd, Mn))July 5, 2012

As far as thistles go, this one looks nice. Can it be identified for me?

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kelp

What a coincidence. I saw this same plant today, and also wondered if it was native, and therefore, a keeper.

    Bookmark   July 5, 2012 at 7:43PM
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denninmi(8a)

Bull thistle, I believe, Cirsium vulgare.

    Bookmark   July 6, 2012 at 5:52PM
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nonmember_gw

Carduus acanthoides, spiny plumeless thistle?

    Bookmark   July 7, 2012 at 11:20AM
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dandy_line(3B (Brainerd, Mn))

Ack-it looks like we went from bad to worse.

    Bookmark   July 8, 2012 at 1:31AM
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finchelover(5b-6)

no,ask any farmer they don't want any type thistle around

    Bookmark   July 19, 2012 at 9:30PM
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