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Yellow Thistle

Yellow Thistle [Cirsium horridulum] found in, Franklin, North Carolina on 30 April 2015. It’s a member of the Aster (Asteraceae or Compositae) family that blooms in spring. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 430-431, states it grows in fields, meadows, and borders of salt marshes. Pam Forey’s American Nature Guides: Wildflowers states on page 185: “The flowers …

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