Himalaiella abnormis (Lipsch.) Raab-Straube (syn: Saussurea abnormis Lipsch.; Saussurea neglecta F. Ludl. ex W. T. Stearn);
India (C- to W-Himalaya, Uttar Pradesh), Nepal, S-Tibet as per Catalogue of Life;
SK 2216 11 October 2019 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)- 892 kb.
Location: Manang, Central Nepal
Date: Not known
Elevation: 3800 m.
Habitat : Wild.
Sent by a friend.
thistle. what kind? I, at least, cant tell from this picture.
Not Thistle. It has been identified as Himalaiella abnormis (Lipsch.) Raab-Straube !
Thank you. the leaves should have been my clue. will try to remember the pattern