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 Native Plant Database

Cirsium edule


Edible thistle


Asteraceae (Aster Family)



Cirsium edule (Edible thistle)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia



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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Oblanceolate , Oblong
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple

Distribution

USA: AK , ID , OR , WA
Canada: BC

Last Update: 2007-01-01