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Plants of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve

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Cirsium vulgare (Bull Thistle)

Fairly un-common, non-native annual seen in the Cieneguitas Creek watershed. Flowers are lavender to purple. Booms in Spring.

Cirsium vulgare (bull thistle). NON-NATIVE Pictured in summer.


Cirsium vulgare (bull thistle). NON-NATIVE Pictured in summer.