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Cirsium pumilum (Pasture thistle)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Cirsium pumilum

Pasture thistle

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: cipu4

USDA Native Status:

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Oblong
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple

Distribution

USA: CT , DC , DE , MA , MD , ME , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , VA , VT , WV

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
Provides Nesting Materials/Structure for Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Cirsium pumilum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cirsium pumilum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cirsium pumilum

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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