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Cirsium muticum

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
SIR-see-um mu-tee-kum
Description

Basal leaves form during the first year, followed by flowering plant in the second year.

Wildlife Value:  Members of the genus Cirsium support the following specialized bees: Melissodes (Heliomelissodes) desponsusOsmia (Helicosmia) chalybea and Osmia (Helicosmia) texana.

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Cirsium
    Species:
    muticum
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Wildflower
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Pollinators
    Specialized Bees