Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Cirsium
Family: Asteraceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
vulgare
NOTES

A spiny, herbaceous biennial with a deep tap root, large flat rosette of leaves and a much-branched stem with spiny wings. The deeply-lobed leaves have stiff hairs above and are white woolly beneath. A declared weed from Europe.


AUTHORITY
(Savi) Ten.
Sub Author
Conservation
Exotic
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The flower heads are surrounded by spiny bracts
Colour: Purple
Notes: The flowers are sometimes pinkish
Colour: Pink
Common Name
Scotch thistle
Spear thistle
Speerdissel
Karmedik
Skotse dissel
Disseldoring
Exotic
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in fallow fields and along the roads
HABITAT NAME: Farm lands
Uses
Animal treatments
Uses not specified
Medicinal uses
Unspecified use
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic principles
Months
September
October
November
December
January
February
March
April
Synonyms for Species
Carduus vulgaris
Carduus lanceolatum



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