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A nice looking thistle-is it ok to keep?

Posted by dandy_line 3B (Brainerd, Mn) (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 5, 12 at 16:52

As far as thistles go, this one looks nice. Can it be identified for me?
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RE: A nice looking thistle-is it ok to keep?

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


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RE: A nice looking thistle-is it ok to keep?

Bull thistle, I believe, Cirsium vulgare.


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RE: A nice looking thistle-is it ok to keep?

Carduus acanthoides, spiny plumeless thistle?


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RE: A nice looking thistle-is it ok to keep?

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


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RE: A nice looking thistle-is it ok to keep?

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


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