Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten.

Black Thistle

Supported by

Erect annual or biennial thistle to 1.5 m high. Stems winged with spines on the wings, cobwebby. Leaves lanceolate to ovate in outline, upper surface dark green and bristly, lower surface white woolly; basal leaves to 45 cm long in a rosette, initial leaves less lobed than later leaves, margins wavy to toothed, narrowing to the base; stem leaves to 25 cm long, lobed, not on a stalk and base continuing down stems as wings. ... source: Weeds Australia

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Literature

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia (http://www.ala.org.au) and Birdlife Australia (http://birdlife.org.au/).