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Spear Thistle (Cirsium vulgare) and Creeping thistles


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Cottony, spiny plants with prickly leaves and clustered flowerheads with pink-purple florets. The are found on wasteground, roadsides, grasslands and open woodlands. This picture shows the plants in seed. Pictured near Stevington early September 2005.

1st Sep 2005 by Diane Earl

Biology, Science

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Foundation, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

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