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Musk Thistle

Observed: 22nd July 2012 By: RefugeeRefugee’s reputation in PlantsRefugee’s reputation in PlantsRefugee’s reputation in PlantsRefugee’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

There appears to be a crop failure here.
I have never seen Musk thistle grow in such an invasive way before. I have had a lot of trouble with Kolrabi and Cabbage this year and was looking for advice.
I think this reveals all as it does look like the crop was supposed to be Oil Seed Rape and at the lower end of the field the wet has drowned it and left the ground bare.

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Species with which Musk Thistle (Carduus nutans) interacts

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Still no crops

This year the field has been sprayed with a very harsh herbicide and no crop has been planted.

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