|Common Name:||Nodding thistle|
|Classification/Rank:||Aggressive or Under Bio-control|
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• biennial herb that grows 0.3 to 2.4 m tall
• stems smooth
• basal leaves lacking; stem leaves lance shaped in outline, deeply lobed or pinnately cut; nearly smooth, spiny margined
• flowers are reddish-purple; heads solitary and nodding at the ends of branches
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