star-thistle


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Noun1.star-thistle - Mediterranean annual or biennial herb having pinkish to purple flowers surrounded by spine-tipped scales; naturalized in America
centaury - any plant of the genus Centaurea
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Many varieties such as honey made from sage and star-thistle aren't available at all because it's too dry for their flowers to produce nectar.
Feral hog and cat control and the removal of such harmful plants as yellow star-thistle, purple loosestrife, kudzu, and saltcedar are just some of the invasive species battles taken on by Army installations.
In June 1999, we burned the site to control yellow star-thistle (Centaurea solstitialis), a non-native species.