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Dwarf Thistle - Cirsium acaule

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Dwarf Thistle Dwarf Thistle - Cirsium acaule dylan Goat Gully 1 Jul 2021, 11:20 a.m. 29 Jun 2021, 4:20 p.m.
Dwarf Thistle Dwarf Thistle - Cirsium acaule dylan Ashton court 2 Jul 2023, 11:19 a.m. 29 Jun 2023, 1:43 p.m.
Dwarf Thistle Dwarf Thistle - Cirsium acaule dylan Ashton court 2 Jul 2023, 11:19 a.m. 29 Jun 2023, 1:43 p.m.

Species Description

Widespread but local throughout the South. Habitat includes: Dry, calcareous, grassy places such as chalk / limestone downland, pastures etc. Other names include: Stemless Thistle. Flowers: June to September. Growing habit: Perennial. Height: 3 - 4 cm. Leaf length: 10 - 15 cm.