Friday, 5 July 2013

Cirsium echinatum

Cirsium echinatum Hill thistle

Cirsium echinatum Friar's crown

Corona de fraile

This pretty biennial thistle flowers from June to August and can grow to a height of 50cms. It is native to southern France and specific areas in Spain. It likes dry, loamy and calcareous soils.

1 comment:

  1. Preciosa especie, no la conocía y me ha encantado.
    Un saludo.