Cirsium acaule (L.) Scop., Annus Hist.-Nat. 2: 62 (1769) (syn: Carduus acaulis L.; Cnicus acaulis (L.) Willd.; Onotrophe acaulis (L.) Cass.; Polyacantha acaulis (L.) Hill);
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Europe: Austria, Baltic States, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sardegna, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Yugoslavia as per POWO;
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SK 3403 12 April 2022: 4 very high res. images.

Location: Gorran Haven, St. Austell, UK
Altitude: 43m.
Date: 02 April 2022
Habit : Wild
Cirsium acaule (L.) Scop. ??

I think it looks somewhat different as per images at POWO and GBIF.
Lobes in the posted images look longer.
Any allied species? Or is it just a variation?


 

 


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References:
POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  GCC  GBIF (High resolution specimens)

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