MARSH THISTLE

Cirsium palustre

Daisy & Dandelion Family [Asteraceae]  

Flowers:
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Pappus: pappusZpossible (white)
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status
statusZnative
flower
flower8purple
morph
morph8actino
petals
petalsZmany
stem
stem8round
stem
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contact
contactZlowish

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Easily confused with :

Hybridises with :

  • Creeping Thistle (Cirsium arvense) to produce Cirsium × celakovskianum
  • Spear Thistle (Cirsium vulgare) to produce Cirsium × subspinuligerum
  • Dwarf Thistle (Cirsium aucale) to produce Cirsium × kirschlegeri
  • Tuberous Thistle (Cirsium tuberosum) to produce Tuberous Marsh-Thistle
  • Meadow Thistle (Cirsium dissectum) to produce Cirsium × forsteri

Some similarities to :

Slight resemblance to :

Superficial resemblance to :

Lookee-Likees :

Uniquely identifiable characteristics

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  Cirsium palustre  ⇐ Global Aspect ⇒ Asteraceae  

Distribution
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 BSBI maps
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Cirsium
(Thistles)

MARSH THISTLE

Cirsium palustre

Daisy & Dandelion Family [Asteraceae]  

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