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Common name

English: European swamp thistle

German: Sumpf-Kratzdistel

Portuguese: Cardo-palustre

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2565)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2463)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2084)

      Order: Asterales (219)

        Family: Asteraceae (217)(family description)

          Genus: Cirsium (4)

            Epithet: palustre (L.) Coss. ex Scop.(2)

palustre => marshy

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Cirsium palustre at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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