Scandinavian Mountains over 2000m - Flora & Fauna

Scandinavian Mountains over 2000 metres - James Baxter

Flora & FaunaPurple Flowers & Plants › Melancholy Thistle

Cirsium helenioides, Melancholy Thistle, Kvitbladtistel. Medium.

Melancholy Thistle
A perennial with stout, often unbranched stems which are leafless at the top. Purple, or rarely white, usually solitary flowerheads atop stem.

Damp meadows, birch woods and scrub.