Also called marsh thistle, although do not confuse with similar-named sister-species ♒︎ swamp thistle  Cirsium muticum which is also sometimes called that.

Part of plume thistle  genus Cirsium in aster / daisy / 🌻︎ sunflower  family Asteraceae.

Native to 🇪🇺 Europe.   ▭ 🌎︎ Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (colors).   Invasive > learn+quiz Invasive > 🇨🇦 Canada, 🇺🇸 USA Invasive > report it! Invasive > Michigan

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Learn more about 🇪🇺 ♒︎ European swamp thistle Cirsium palustre

Management and Control (Wisconsin)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

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