Monographs Details: Cirsium smallii Britton
Authority: Britton, Nathaniel L. & Millspaugh, Charles F. 1920. The Bahama Flora.
Family:Asteraceae
Scientific Name:Cirsium smallii Britton
Description:Species Description - Stem simple or little-branched, sparingly floceose, rather slender, 9 dm. high or less. Leaves more or less floceose, runcinate-pinnatifid or entire, the teeth and margins armed with yellowish acicular spine-like bristles 1.5 cm. long or less; basal and lower leaves oblaneeolate or spatulate-oblong, 1-2.5 dm. long, the upper smaller, lanceolate, acuminate, sessile, or half-clasping the stem; heads few; involucre about 3.5 cm. high, the outermost bracts spinulose tipped, the inner acuminate; flowers pink; pappus white, long-plumose; achenes about 5 mm. long.

Distribution:Great Abaco Bahamas South America| Grand Bahama Bahamas South America| Florida United States of America North America|