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Cirsium altissimum

Tall thistle




PERENNIAL, Full sun, part shade, Aug-Oct, Purple, to 8 ft

North American Range: Eastern, Central

Nebraska Range: Statewide except Panhandle

Soil type:  Average

Moisture:  Medium

Uses and Description:

Butterfly and wildflower gardens, borders, prairie restoration, Flowers are attractive to pollinators and butterflies; seeds are eaten by birds such as American Goldfinch, Clay-colored Sparrow, State-colored Junco and Indigo Bunting. Tolerates a variety of soils.

Seeds per ounce 4,800, Seeds per packet 40, Germination: ?

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