spear thistle

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Related to spear thistle: bull thistle, Common thistle
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Noun1.Spear thistle - European thistle with rather large heads and prickly leavesspear thistle - European thistle with rather large heads and prickly leaves; extensively naturalized as a weed in the United States
plume thistle, plumed thistle - any of numerous biennial to perennial herbs with handsome purple or yellow or occasionally white flower heads
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Other plants listed by Natural England and named in the Weeds Act 1959 are: Common Ragwort, Spear Thistle, Creeping or Field Thistle, Curled Dock and Broad-leaved Dock.
Spear Thistle (left): seeking a third success at Lingfield on heavy going
Spear Thistle (5-1) turned over hot-pot Cucumber Run after a thrilling finish to the three-runner Broadfeed Remembering Manhattan Boy Novices' Chase.
The Mail's Top Tips 2.20 Archie Rice 2.50 Priors Gold 3.20 Silver Wind 3.50 This Ones For Eddy 4.20 Let Your Love Flow 4.50 Ariyfa 5.20 I Confess BANGOR 12.40 Tafika 1.10 Listen Boy 1.40 Mighty Magnus 2.10 Rowan Tiger 2.40 Swiss Guard 3.10 Gottany O'S 3.40 Chief Heckler PLUMPTON 12.30 Hi Note 1.00 Spear Thistle 1.30 Captain Moonman 2.00 Reblis 2.30 Hazy Bay 3.00 Ballyman 3.30 Zelos Diktator WOLVERHAMPTON 1.50 Maven TOMORROW KEMPTON 1.40 Fancourt 2.10 Copper Falls 2.45 Understory 3.15 Le Toreador 3.45 Volcanic Dust 4.15 Oldjoesaid 4.45 Good Luck Charm 5.15 Dolly Colman TOMORROW'S JUMPS MEETINGS ARE AT MUSSELBURGH AND TAUNTON
CHEPSTOW: GAZETTE BET: 3.15 Spear Thistle. NAOMI MATTHEW: 12.25 Highland Lodge, 1.00 Restless Harry, 1.30 Dramatic Duke, 2.05 Master Overseer, 2.40 Cresswell Crusader, 3.15 Mister Wiseman, 3.45 Jigsaw Puzzle.
3.00 Spear Thistle, 3.30 Appleaday, 4.05 Cruz On Ted.
SELECTIONS KEMPTON: 12.30 Barwell Bridge, 1.05 You're The Top, 1.40 Like Minded, 2.15 Approved Force, 2.45 Viper, 3.15 Supreme Duke, 3.45 Spear Thistle.
The Ladbroke, sponsors bet: 6-1 Ashkazar, Numide, 7-1 Aigle D'Or, 8-1 Sentry Duty, 10-1 Psycho, Sunnyhillboy, 12-1 River Liane, 14-1 Five Dream, Khyber Kim, Sky Hall, 20-1 Alsadaa, Art Professor, Belcantista, Cuan Na Grai, Gloucester, Noble Alan, Spear Thistle, Take The Breeze,Wingman, 25-1 bar.
Spear Thistle was impressive at Uttoxeter but a 10lb rise in the weights makes him worth opposing, so I'm drawn to the bottom two.
Backed into 11-10 favourite, Hogan's charge was well on top in the closing stages as Kieren Fallon drove him to a three-and-a-half-length success over Spear Thistle.
It was not then listed as poisonous to livestock but was included with other weeds such as spear thistle, creeping (field) thistle, curled dock and common dock.
Three cotoneaster bushes are blossoming and a strident spear thistle towers above the nettles there.