Bull Thistle


Bull Thistle (Cirsium vulgare) Asteraceae family

Not yet found in Fairbanks area - Report immeddiately if found! Call 479-1213

This is a biennial plant with a short fleshy taproot. Stems can grow between 2-5 feet tall. Leaves are hairy and prickly on the top and cottony underneath.

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Bureau of Land Management - Fairbanks District Office Fairbanks North Star Borough - Parks & Recreation U.S. Army Corp of Engineers    Alaska Association of Conservation Districts U.S. Forest Service Alaska Department of Fish and Game