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Blue or Purple Flowers ( Thistles )
Composite Family (Compositae)

Bull Thistle
Cirsium vulgare

Season: Summer
Habitat:
 Disturbed Ground
Height:
 30-140 cm

Description: This introduced plant is very common along meadow and roadside. It has pinkish-purple blooms atop a large, bulbous, thorny balls. The plant is heavily armed with sharp thorns. The flowers of bull thistle are several cm across.

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