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  1. cotton thistle, woolly thistle, Scotch thistle, Onopordum acanthium, Onopordon acanthium(noun)

    biennial Eurasian white hairy thistle having pale purple flowers; naturalized in North America

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  1. Onopordum acanthium

    Onopordum acanthium, is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to Europe and Western Asia from the Iberian Peninsula east to Kazakhstan, and north to central Scandinavia, and widely naturalised elsewhere. It is a vigorous biennial plant with coarse, spiny leaves and conspicuous spiny-winged stems.


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