Saturday, December 2, 2017

December 2, 2017

Location: Blountstown, private residence

This is a Cirsium horridulum,
In some places it's endangered, in others it's a noxious weed.
In Florida, butterflies like it's flower's nectar,
And some birds like to snack on it's seeds.

Florida Native Plant Society - Cirsium horridulum - purple thistle, yellow thistle

USDA - Plant Profile for Cirsium horridulum

Photo and text © 2017 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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