cotton thistle


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Noun1.Cotton thistle - biennial Eurasian white hairy thistle having pale purple flowerscotton thistle - biennial Eurasian white hairy thistle having pale purple flowers; naturalized in North America
thistle - any of numerous plants of the family Compositae and especially of the genera Carduus and Cirsium and Onopordum having prickly-edged leaves
genus Onopordon, genus Onopordum, Onopordon, Onopordum - a genus of Eurasian herbs of the family Compositae with prickly foliage and large purplish flowers
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A novel ingredient in the new night cream is an extract from the cotton thistle plant that is able to repair damaged skin.
Take, for example, cotton thistle, which has the unexpected property of epidermal repair and skin hydration.
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