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bull thistle, spear thistle
cropland/pastureland, rangeland, riparian/aquatic, disturbed/waste areas, forest/woodland
Regions likely to be Impacted:
PH, NE, NW
Present in Neighboring States?
CO, KS, LA, MO, NM, TX
Currently known from Oklahoma?
Juan Campá, MGAP, Bugwood.org
What you should know!
Can form dense stands, displacing other vegetation. Spines render it unpalatable to wildlife and livestock, reducing the forage potential of pastures. May spread via contaminated crop seeds or fodder.
Additional Online Resources for:
iNaturalist Records in Oklahoma
iNaturalist Records in North America
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