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Cirsium horridulum

Common Name(s):
Yellow thistle
Category:
Wildflowers
Season:
Late spring into early summer
Height:
2-5 ft.
Foliage:
2-5 in., deeply incised, extremely bristly leaves; woolly when young
Flower:
3-in. yellow flower head; spiny bracts that may be purple or white
Site:
Sandy soil, fields, shores, salt marshes, savannahs, roadsides, waste places
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2525

Cirsium horridulum Cirsium horridulum