Creeping Thistle

Creeping Thistle

Observation - Creeping Thistle - UK and Ireland. Description: Can anyone help identify this species of thistle? I thought it may be spear thistle, but the leaves look too wide. Prickly leaves, found on coastal cliffs. Thanks.

Can anyone help identify this species of thistle? I thought it may be spear thistle, but the leaves look too wide.
Prickly leaves, found on coastal cliffs.
Thanks.