Bull Thistle
Cirsium vulgare

Family: Compositae

Habitat: Wastelands and disturbed areas.

Form: Herb

Flower: Purple composite flower

Foliage: Thick prickly leaves.

Notes: This beautiful, common, aggressive, and painful weed is an exotic from Eurasia. It can crowd out native species, but may provide food for birds and insects.

Bull Thistle
Cirsium vulgare

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