nodding thistle :
- n Eurasian perennial naturalized in eastern North America having very spiny white cottony foliage and nodding musky crimson flower heads; valuable source of nectar
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- ORRIN MORRIS: Field thistle’s height can exceed six feet
One should approach all thistles with caution. This field thistle does not have spines on the stem like the bull thistle or the nodding thistle but the leaves are armed to make life miserable for intruders.
Oct. 17, 2013 - Newton Citizen