HyperDic: plume_thistle

English > 1 sense of the expression plume thistle:
NOUNplantplume thistle, plumed thistleany of numerous biennial to perennial herbs with handsome purple or yellow or occasionally white flower heads
English > plume thistle: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of numerous biennial to perennial herbs with handsome purple or yellow or occasionally white flower heads.
Synonymplumed thistle
Member ofCirsium, genus Cirsiumplume thistles
NarrowerCanada thistle, creeping thistle, Cirsium arvenseEuropean thistle naturalized in United States and Canada where it is a pernicious weed
brook thistle, Cirsium rivulareOf central and southwestern Europe
bull thistle, boar thistle, spear thistle, Cirsium vulgare, Cirsium lanceolatumEuropean thistle with rather large heads and prickly leaves
woolly thistle, Cirsium flodmaniithistle of western North America having white woolly leaves
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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