Native Plant Encyclopedia

  Swamp ThistleCirsium muticum  

  Recommended Planting Range



Swamp thistle grows in wet prairies, wet meadows, marsh edges, and other sunny, moist places on loamy soil, in sedge or non-acid peat. Leaves are prickly but stem and flower heads are not. Pretty in a mixture of wet meadow or wet prairie plants.

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