Cirsium arvense (Creeping thistle)

Creeping thistle


Cirsium arvense

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Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. – (Creeping thistle)

Perennial plant of the Daisy family -compositae- up to 1 m. Erect stems, springing from crawling underground roots. Pinnate-divided leaves, hairy above. Upper leaves somewhat decurrent. Pink-whitish flowers in heads till 1,5 cm wide. In cultivated lands as a weed.

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