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Today's bloom is Mountain Sow Thistle (Cicerbita alpina)

Bloom of the Day for January 7th, 2011:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Blue-Violet

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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Kell wrote:
Oh so pretty!

pixie62560 wrote:
Very pretty, love the blue and purple tones!

locakelly wrote:
I agree - very pretty;o)

plantladylin wrote:
Beautiful shot!

bonehead wrote:
Pretty flower, and I typically shy away from anything with the word 'thistle' in it (inundated with Canadian thistle...)