Cirsium discolor (Muhl. ex Willd.) Spreng.Native
SynonymsCarduus discolor (Muhl. ex Willd.) Nutt.
Common name(s)pasture thistle
Conservation statusNot threatened

Found at the following sites :
Hegewisch Marsh
Kankakee Sands
Hidden Prairie
Indian Ridge Marsh
Ambler Expansion
Cressmoor Prairie
Ivanhoe South
Bur Oak Woods
Marquette Pannes
Marquette Park
Little Calumet River Prairie & Wetlands
Calumet Prairie
Gibson Woods Nature Preserve
UofC FieldStation-MI
Stockwell Woods
Roxana Marsh

Present Absent Previous, not current
Plants - See list of all plant species found at NIRMI sites
Fungi - See list of all fungi species found at NIRMI sites

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