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  • Aster
  • Species that grow with it include Aster umbellatus (flat-topped white aster), Solidago patula (rough-leaved goldenrod), Lysimachia quadrifolia (prairie loosestrife), and Gentiana procera (smaller fringed gentian). (wikipedia.org)
  • herb
  • Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities is a species-rich habitat corresponding to NVC type U17 Luzula sylvatica Geum rivale tall-herb community. (defra.gov.uk)
  • habitat
  • Cirsium brevistylum grows in moist areas in many types of habitat, from mountain forests to chaparral and coastal marshes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The effect of livestock on the habitat became clear when animals were excluded from a sensitive area and the thistle proliferated in their absence. (wikipedia.org)
  • grows
  • Cirsium andrewsii grows in coastal habitats such as sea bluffs and canyons, and is sometimes found on serpentine soils. (wikipedia.org)
  • habitats
  • 1500 genera, 23000 species: worldwide, many habitats. (berkeley.edu)
  • The thousands of different mite species are worldwide in distribution and occupy diverse habitats, including plant galls, mosses, other animals, and surface litter or upper layers of the soil. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Taxa
  • Based upon chloroplast DNA analysis and differences in morphologies and mating systems, however, Soreng [ 47 , 48 , 49 ] has classified the two taxa as distinct species. (fed.us)
  • native
  • It is native to the western United States, including the Pacific Coast and possibly as far east as the Rocky Mountains, depending on which populations are treated as part of the species. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has also been found outside of its native range as an introduced species. (wikipedia.org)
  • This native thistle may exceed a meter in height and sometimes forms a mound with fleshy, ridged stem branches. (wikipedia.org)
  • the Spear Thistle Cirsium vulgare , an abundant native species in Scotland, is a more likely candidate. (wikipedia.org)
  • marshes
  • Since it is a wetland residing plant, this species prefers moist environments, such as mountain slopes, forests, and marshes on the edges of rivers and ponds. (wikipedia.org)
  • plants
  • Depending on what defines a population in this particular species, what appears to be many separate patches of plants all the way down a particular waterway might be called a single population. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Cirsium hydrophilum . (usda.gov)
  • Caterpillar hosts: Plants of the mustard (Brassicaceae) family including rock cress ( Arabis ) and winter cress ( Barbarea ) species. (caldwellhort.com)
  • However, plants outside this group are sometimes called thistles, and if this is done thistles would form a polyphyletic group. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unusually
  • Unusually, woodland species such as dog s mercury Mercurialis perennis and false brome Brachypodium sylvaticum occur, perhaps because of the low altitude of the cliffs. (defra.gov.uk)
  • Symbol
  • It is the symbol of the Order of the Thistle , a high chivalric order of Scotland . (wikipedia.org)
  • The thistle, crowned with the Scottish crown, is the symbol of seven of the eight Scottish Police Forces (the exception being the Northern Constabulary ). (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • As you can see, species examples can be found within the animal and plant kingdoms. (yourdictionary.com)
  • Some of these species, such as the last three, can be found as very impoverished, non-flowering specimens in grazed pastures adjacent to cliff refuges. (defra.gov.uk)