Spear Thistle
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Taken at Ben Lawer Reserve on 2nd August 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.




 


Taken at Haystacks on 2nd July 2015 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
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Taken at Yesnaby on 10th July 2018 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
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Spear Thistle.
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Cirsium vulgare.
Daisy .
Biennial.

Habitat:
Blooms:
Height:
Feature:

Grassy places, fields, hedgerows.
July-October.
80 - 150 cms.
This big dramatic-looking thistle is often seen in the wild garden as it supports many other forms of wildlife such as bees, butterflies, beetles and birds who eat the ripe fruits.