C Kellner, S Whelan, R Schneider, A Gossel, Whitney, Krueger, C Haggerty, S Kawachi
6" diameter, white tips, hairy
A. Williams, M. Evans, J. Rocha, K. Phillips, J. Stern, N. Brown, J. Slamovich
2" high, 6" wide.
On Albany Hill, next to path from Pierce St.
C. Kellner, S. Whelan, R. Truitt
2-3' high, prickly, smallish purple flowers
A. Williams, F. Leist, R. Brostrom; flowering, 2-10 plants, grassland; small-headed thistle, ~ 2' tall
Carduus pycnocephalus, with common names including Italian thistle, Italian plumeless thistle, and Plymouth thistle, is a species of thistle. It is native to: the Mediterranean region in southern Europe, North Africa, and Western Asia; East Europe and the Caucasus; and the Indian Subcontinent.