Species at Risk


Pitcher's Thistle


Cirsium pitcheri

How can I help?


A Pitcher's thistle adult at Carter Bay on Manitoulin Island.
A Pitcher's thistle adult at Carter Bay on Manitoulin Island.
© Parks Canada / R. Otfinowski
  • Learn more about Pitcher's thistle and about other species at risk, particularly those in your area.
     
  • When visiting an area like Pukaskwa National Park, be sure to stay on established trails and boardwalks.
     
  • If a dune runs through your property, consider ways to protect it. Signs, fences and boardwalks are some ways you can deter people from damaging this environment.
     
  • If there is a colony of Pitcher's thistle near you, monitor and record its progress.
     
  • Share what you learn with others.

Related Links

To learn more about Pitcher's thistle, visit these Web sites: