Wild About Texas

Wildflowers

Texas Thistle

Scientific Name: Cirsium texanum

Common Names: Texas Thistle

Description

Alternate 4 - 9 inch prickly leaves are green on top and white underneath with a woolly texture on the underside. There are typically few branches. Each stem has but one bloom.

Bloom Color(s): pink, violet

Plant Height: to 5 ft.

Duration: Biennial,Perennial

Bloom Period: April to August

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Sightings: Grand Av Pkwy+Picadilly Dr, Pflugerville , Shady Hollow West Nature Preserve

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