Texas Thistle

Cirsium texanum

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Cirsium texanum is a North American species of plants in the thistle tribe within the sunflower family. Common names include Texas thistle, Texas purple thistle or southern thistle. The species is native to northern Mexico (Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas) and the southern Great Plains of the south-central United States (primarily Texas, Oklahoma, and eastern New Mexico with additional populations in Louisiana, Arkansas, and Missouri).

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  1. (c) Donna Pomeroy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/7446527
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cirsium_texanum

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