Canada thistle

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Canada thistle
Cirsium arvense with Bees Richard Bartz.jpg
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C. arvense
Binomial name
Cirsium arvense

Cirsium arvense is a perennial species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native in Europe, western Asia, and northern Africa. It is common in other parts of the world where humans have carried it. The standard English name in its native area is creeping thistle. It is also commonly known as Canada thistle and field thistle.