HyperDic: carduus_crispus

English > 1 sense of the expression Carduus crispus:
NOUNplantCarduus crispus, welted thistleEuropean biennial introduced in North America having flower heads in crowded clusters at ends of branches
English > Carduus crispus: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningEuropean biennial introduced in North America having flower heads in crowded clusters at ends of branches.
Synonymwelted thistle
Member ofCarduus, genus Carduusgenus of annual or perennial Old World prickly thistles
BroaderthistleAny of numerous plants of the family Compositae and especially of the genera ... / genera Carduus and Cirsium and Onopordum having prickly-edged leaves

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