yellow star-thistle


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Related to yellow star-thistle: Centaurea solstitialis
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Noun1.yellow star-thistle - European weed having a winged stem and hairy leavesyellow star-thistle - European weed having a winged stem and hairy leaves; adventive in the eastern United States
weed - any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
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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.
Yet, when purified from a broth culture of Fusarium and sprayed on or injected into dandelions, yellow star-thistles, and several other broadleaf plants, Nep1 becomes a powerful natural herbicide.