Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Cirsium virginianum (Linnaeus) Michaux. Virginia Thistle. Phen: Aug-Oct. Hab: Moist to fairly dry pine savannas, bogs. Dist: S. NJ south to ne. FL, on the Coastal Plain.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = C, F, Fl7, FNA19, G, GW2, K1, K3, K4, SE1, Va, WH3; = Carduus virginianus – RAB; = Cirsium revolutum – S

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image of plant© Keith Bradley
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie