Scientific Name: Cirsium texanum
Common Names: Texas Thistle
Alternate 4 - 9 inch prickly leaves are green on top and white underneath with a woolly texture on the underside. There are typically few branches. Each stem has but one bloom.
Bloom Color(s): pink, violet
Plant Height: to 5 ft.
Bloom Period: April to August
Plant Family: Asteraceae
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
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