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Photo of musk thistle flowerheads showing purplish florets and nodding habit

Musk Thistle (Nodding Thistle) (Flowers)

The rose-purple flower heads of musk thistle are mostly solitary, nod at the branch tips, and are up to 2½ inches wide. At the base of each flower head are numerous, spine-tipped bracts that curve away from the heads. It blooms June through October.

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Photo of musk thistle showing fuzzy purple flowers on tall, prickly stems

Musk Thistle Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive plant on your Missouri property.

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