Cirsium discolor

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Cirsium discolor
Cirsium discolor closeup.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Cynareae
Genus: Cirsium
Species: C. discolor
Binomial name
Cirsium discolor
A photo of a field thistle (Cirsium discolor) in summer.
A field thistle (cirsium discolor) in summer.
A photo of a field thistle (Cirsium discolor) in autumn .
A field thistle (cirsium discolor) in autumn.

Cirsium discolor (Field Thistle) is a species of thistle in the genus Cirsium.

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Distribution of Cirsum Discolor in the United States

Field thistle has a pink or lavender flower that blooms in late summer/early fall. Field thistle is common and lives in most moist areas of eastern North America.

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