Definition of Field thistle

1. Noun. Stout North American thistle with purplish-pink flower heads.

Exact synonyms: Cirsium Discolor
Generic synonyms: Thistle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Field Thistle

field shaping coils
field shift
field shifts
field soybean
field spaniel
field sparrow
field speedwell
field sport
field strength
field strength unit
field strip
field survey
field tent
field test
field theory
field thistle (current term)
field trial
field trip
field trips
field unit
field vole
field voles
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field wormwood

Literary usage of Field thistle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1849)
"... the field-thistle (Cnicus arvensis), the wild angelica (Angelica sylvestris), the red c\over-(Trifolium pratense), the red hemp nettle (Galeopsis ..."

2. The Book of the Farm by Henry Stephens (1852)
"... while the field became troublesomely covered with the bog-thistle, as also the common field-thistle, and a few of the bur-thistle, the lime not having ..."

3. A Preliminary Catalogue of the Flora of New Jersey by Nathaniel Lord Britton (1881)
"Common Thistle. Fields and roadsides ; Common throughout. Nat. Eu. С. discolor, Spreng. field thistle. Meadows and copses. Quite common throughout. ..."

4. Report (1913)
"field thistle. In dryish open or slightly shaded ground. Cirsium arvense (L). Scop. Canada Thistle. Noticed throughout the island in open or slightly shaded ..."

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