Cirsium vulgare

Spear Thistle at Jerrabomberra, ACT

Cirsium vulgare at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 3 Jan 2018
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Identification history

Cirsium vulgare 11 Jan 2018 BettyDonWood
Cirsium vulgare 11 Jan 2018 Mike

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Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 24 Feb 2015 by Mike
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Pelargonium australe (Austral Stork's-bill) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2014 by Mike
Vittadinia muelleri (Narrow-leafed New Holland Daisy) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2014 by Mike
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2014 by Mike
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2014 by Mike
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 17 Nov 2014 by Mike
Crassula sieberiana (Austral Stonecrop) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 6 Oct 2014 by Mike
Lomandra bracteata (Small Matrush) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 6 Oct 2014 by Mike
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 6 Oct 2014 by Mike
Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 12 May 2014 by Mike

Location information

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 3 Jan 2018 10:50 AM Recorded on
  • Mike Recorded by

Additional information

  • True In flower
  • 30cm to 1 metre Plant height

Species information

  • Cirsium vulgare Scientific name
  • Spear Thistle Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Medium Weed or Pest
  • Up to 1389.77m Recorded at altitude
  • 159 images trained Machine learning
  • In flower

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