Blessed Thistle

Blessed Thistle Photo by Alberto Salguero Quiles on Wikimedia Commons

Cnicus benedictus                                          

Common Name: Blessed Thistle

Family: Asteraceae or Compositae

Synonyms: Carbenia benedicta.

Habitats: Dry sunny places in arable, stony and waste ground.

Range: S. Europe to W. Asia. An infrequent casual in Britain.

Physical Characteristics        

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Plants Toxic to Goats

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