holy thistle


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Related to holy thistle: milk thistle, blessed thistle
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Noun1.Holy thistle - tall Old World biennial thistle with large clasping white-blotched leaves and purple flower headsholy thistle - tall Old World biennial thistle with large clasping white-blotched leaves and purple flower heads; naturalized in California and South America
genus Silybum, Silybum - small genus of east African herbs
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Mary's thistle, milk thistle, holy thistle, old lady's thistle, lady's thistle, Mary thistle, Marian thistle, true thistle, Carduus marianus.
thistle, holy thistle, Syrian thistle, golden thistle, Canada thistle,
Mary's thistle, Marian thistle and holy thistle, not to be confused with blessed thistle, an entirely different plant.