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The Pine Ridge Association at Henry W. Coe State Park

Thistle, Italian Thistle

Invasive
Scientific Name: Carduus pycnocephalus ssp. pycnocephalus
Family: Aster, Sunflower, or Composite Family (Asteraceae)
Blooms: April through June
Facts: Annual. Roadsides and other disturbed areas. Not native. Invasive
Photo Credit: © 2014 Sue Dekalb
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