Spear Thistle
Taken at Hunterston Sands on 11th July 2021 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Strathclyde Park on 2nd June 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 105 mm macro lens. Fact File
Spear Thistle
Spear Thistle
Taken at Yesnaby on 10th July 2018 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode. Fact File

Spear Thistle.
Species :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Cirsium vulgare.
Daisy .
Biennial.

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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.