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Marsh Plume Thistle

Marsh Plume Thistle

Marsh Plume Thistle (Cirsium Palustre)

Typically a tall, single, slender, unbranched stem covered in spiny wings with a cluster of purple flowers at the top. It can invade moist fields and meadows, replacing native vegetation and reducing forage for wildlife and livestock or form dense stands that compete with tree seedlings.

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