Wonderful rosette - thistle?

Wonderful rosette - thistle?

Observation - Wonderful rosette - thistle? - UK and Ireland. Description: Dark and very pale green pinnate leaves. Spines on leaf edge. Yellow green underside. Rosette c37cm diameter. White hairs on stalk and underside veins.

Dark and very pale green pinnate leaves. Spines on leaf edge. Yellow green underside.
Rosette c37cm diameter. White hairs on stalk and underside veins.