musk thistle, Carduus nutans  (Asterales: Asteraceae) - 1384001

musk thistle
Carduus nutans L.

Descriptor: Infestation
Description: A pile of fill dirt left over winter. The following spring, the pile was covered in musk thistles.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: Kris Johnson
Organization: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Country: United States

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Image Number: 1384001

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, June 22, 2005
Image Information last updated on Thursday, October 21, 2010