star thistle


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Related to star thistle: Centaurea solstitialis, Yellow thistle

star thistle

n.
Any of several plants of the genus Centaurea of the composite family that have spiny yellow or purplish flower heads, especially C. solstitialis, native to Eurasia and widely naturalized in North America.

star thistle

n
(Plants) any of several plants of the genus Centaurea, esp C. calcitrapa, of Eurasia, which has spiny purplish flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites). See also centaury2
[C16: so called because it has a thistle-shaped flower surrounded by radiating spines]
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