Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Virginia Thistle at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
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John B. Nelson jbn_8011829634_cc94372be9
September Charleston County SC
Corollas purple, 21-26 mm, throats noticeably wider than tubes, per Flora of North America.