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Melancholy Thistle

Observed: 3rd June 2011 By: PhilT69PhilT69’s reputation in PlantsPhilT69’s reputation in PlantsPhilT69’s reputation in PlantsPhilT69’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

A handsome tall non-prickly thistle. Likes damp conditions in hilly districts.Only found occasionally in my area (SW Scotland). The third photo was taken several years ago on 2nd July.I read that the "melancholy" name was due to its cheering-up appearance!

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Species with which Melancholy Thistle (Cirsium heterophyllum) interacts