blue thistle


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Noun1.blue thistle - a coarse prickly European weed with spikes of blue flowersblue thistle - a coarse prickly European weed with spikes of blue flowers; naturalized in United States
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Echium, genus Echium - a genus of bristly herbs and shrubs of the family Boraginaceae
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The groom and his party wore boutonnieres made from use spray roses, silver brunia, and blue thistle wrapped in twine.
THESE unusual veg are not only delicious but they provide an eye-catching architectural highlight with their spiky leaves topped with huge blue thistle flowers.
Globe artichokes THESE unusual veg are not only delicious but they provide an eye-catching architectural highlight with their spiky leaves topped with huge blue thistle flowers.
CUTLINE: (1) Protea, blue thistle, chrysanthemum and other flowers are in this fall arrangement from Danielson Flowers in Shrewsbury.
Then referee Steve O'Reilly held up play to order Buchanan to roll up his sleeves because he was wearing a dark-coloured T-shirt under his sky blue Thistle top.
The Blue de Bleu bouquet is made up of a mixture of azure flowers such as blue hydrangea, scabiosa, hyacinth, lisianthus and blue thistle - decoratively arranged in an oval glass vase.