All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Sacramento Mountain Thistle</strong>
<em>Cirsium vinaceum</em> / Aster Family
Cloudcroft, NM
Oct. 2, 2008

I learned about this rare wildflower while we were at the Forest Service office in Cloudcroft. The biologist told me it could be fou...
Sacramento Mountain Thistle
Cirsium vinaceum / Aster Family
Cloudcroft, NM
Oct. 2, 2008

I learned about this rare wildflower while we were at the Forest Service office in Cloudcroft. The biologist told me it could be found at Bluff Springs. The thistle is not the most beautiful flower I saw on our trip, but it is always exciting to find a rare plant!


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