Cirsium vulgare

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Related to Cirsium vulgare: spear thistle, Common thistle
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Noun1.Cirsium vulgare - European thistle with rather large heads and prickly leavesCirsium vulgare - European thistle with rather large heads and prickly leaves; extensively naturalized as a weed in the United States
plume thistle, plumed thistle - any of numerous biennial to perennial herbs with handsome purple or yellow or occasionally white flower heads
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Hind & Flann, Helenium radiatum (Less.) Seckt, Centaurea diffusa Lam., Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten.
Cirsium vulgare Eupatorieae morfotipo 1 Eupatorieae morfotipo 2 Eupatorieae morfotipo 3 Grindelia boliviana * Helianthus annuus Heliantheae morfotipo 1 Heliantheae morfotipo 2 Heliantheae morfotipo 3 Hypochaeris sp.
Scientific name Common name Pre-1940 Alliaria petiolata garlic mustard Artemesia vulgaris mugwort Carduus nutans (D) musk thistle Centaurea stoebe spotted knapweed Cirsium arvense Canada thistle x Cirsium vulgare bull thistle x Clematis terniflora sweet autumn clematis Conium maculatum (D) poison hemlock Convolvulus arvense field bindweed x Coronilla varia (P) crown vetch x Cynanchum louiseae black swallow-wort x Daucus carota Queen Anne's lace x Dioscorea polystachya (D) Chinese yam Dipsacus fullonum common teasel x Dipsacus laciniatus cut-leaved teasel x Euphorbia esula leafy spurge x Glechoma hederacea creeping Charlie x Hesperis matronalis dame's rocket x Humulus japonicus (D) Japanese hops Hypericum perforatum St.
"And while you're at it make a note of yon mean-looking cirsium vulgare that's blowing its seed ower the fence from next door's wilderness."