|Cirsium sieboldii is a
perennial inhabiting wetland; the stems, somewhat scapiform, measure
0.5-1m in height, leaves on stems small in size and number. Leaves
on the bottom, 15-50cm, make rosettes, each deeply cleft in lobes,
still alive in bloom time. Flowers, purple, bloom facing downwards,
turning upwards after flower.Bloom time: September-October.