Flowers can be pink or white. The tops are soft thin bracts of pink. The bottom of the flower is a green bulb with sharp needles. Flowers are usually about an inch in diameter and sit atop a tall stem.
|Scientific Name:||Cirsium arvense|
|Native:||No, designated a noxious weed|
|Growing Season:||All summer|
|Soil Type:||Open areas, roadsides|
|Habitat:||Foothills to Montane|