Cirsium chrysacanthum

Cirsium chrysacanthum is a species endemic to Morocco. It is known by its glabrous leaves with long golden yellow spines. The pink to purple flowers with long thorny bracts produce achenes. This plant is related to wetlands until 3500 m.


Common NameYellow- spined thistles
Botanical nameCirsium chrysacanthum
Life CyclePerennial, Biennial
FoliageTell us
Basic Colour pink
Height20 -> 70 cm
Habitatshechese lawns /
sunny rocky cracks,
Rustic stone soil
Altitude3500 m
Bloom TimeTell us
Plant TypeHerbs, Ornamental,
Fruit TypeAchene
different tolerancesTell us
Used PartsTell us
Plant UsesOrnamental
Active substancesTell us
USDA ZoneTell us
Sun Exposurefull sun
Soil pHAcidic, Alkaline,
Soil MoistureDry
Soil Type Sandy, Silty, Clayey,
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
by division, Self sows
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