|Common Name:||Bull Thistle|
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|Habitat/Range:||Mesic to dry roadsides, fields, pastures and disturbed areas in the lowland, steppe and montane zones|
• biennial herb that grows 0.3-2.0 m tall • stems are erect, branched, and hairy • leaves are lobed, lance shaped, spiny-hairy above and white to grey-woolly below; upper stem leaves are reduced in size • flowers are purple, and several heads occur solitarily at the end of branches
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