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Connecticut Plants
Bull Thistle
Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten.
  • Family: aster (Asteraceae)
  • Habitat: dry fields, roadsides and waste places
  • Height: 3-6 feet
  • Flower size: flowerheads 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 inches across
  • Flower color: pink to magenta
  • Flowering time: June to September
  • Origin: Eurasia
Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten.