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

<strong>Venus Thistle</strong>
<em>Cirsium occidentale venustum</em> / Aster Family
Soledad, CA - Pinnacles NM
June 28, 2006<br>
This thistle is closely related to the Cobweb Thistle <em>Cirsium occidentale</em>, which gets its name from the cobweb...
Venus Thistle
Cirsium occidentale venustum / Aster Family
Soledad, CA - Pinnacles NM
June 28, 2006

This thistle is closely related to the Cobweb Thistle Cirsium occidentale, which gets its name from the cobwebby white hairs on the prickly bracts.


clr: 3-p

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