HyperDic: welted_thistle

English > 1 sense of the expression welted thistle:
NOUNplantwelted thistle, Carduus crispusEuropean biennial introduced in North America having flower heads in crowded clusters at ends of branches
English > welted thistle: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningEuropean biennial introduced in North America having flower heads in crowded clusters at ends of branches.
SynonymCarduus crispus
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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