Cirsium nuttallii

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Cirsium nuttallii occurs on the southern coastal plain from southeastern Virginia to southern Florida and west to eastern Louisiana.

Facts about "Cirsium nuttallii"
apex prominence or shapeflat +
apex shapeattenuate +
array architectureopen + and paniculiform +
base architecturesessile +
base otherprincipal +
base positioncauline + and distal +
base shapespiny-lobed +, tapered + and decurrent +
base sizereduced +
blade arrangement or shapeelliptic +
blade external textureflexible +
blade shapepinnatifid +
blade widththin +
body shapeentire +
bract arrangement or shapelinear +
branch orientationascending +
bristle height or lengthshorter +
bristle lengthlonger +
chromosome count24 +, 26 + and 28 +
collar colorationstramineous +
collar size0.5 +
corolla colorationwhite +, pink +, lavender + and purple +
cypsela colorationbrown +
face countabsent +
face external texturetomentose +, adaxial + and villous +
face orientationappressed +
face positionbasal +, outer + and middle +
flowering timesummerjun +, jul + and aug +
habitatroadsides ditches + and woodlands , in damp soil +
involucre external texturearachnoid + and glabrate +
involucre shapehemispheric + and campanulate +
leaf arrangementcrowded +
lobe orientationspreading +
lobe shapedentate + and lobed +
lobe widthnarrow +
peduncle architecturenaked +
petiole architecturewinged +
petiole sizeslender +
phyllary arrangementimbricate +
phyllary colorationgreen + and brownish +
phyllary shapeovate +, elliptic + and linear-lanceolate +
ridge widthnarrow +
spine orientationspreading +
spine sizeslender +
stem countsingle +
stem external textureglabrous + and villous +
stem orientationerect +
throat widthwider +
trichome architectureseptate +
whole organism architecturetaprooted +
whole organism life stylebiennial +