Thistle

Thistle

Observation - Thistle - UK and Ireland. Description: Looked different from Spear Thistle, but doesn't seem to match description of any other thistles. It has winged spiny stems, but each flowering head is single, on a long (c. 6cm) almost smooth stalk.

Looked different from Spear Thistle, but doesn't seem to match description of any other thistles. It has winged spiny stems, but each flowering head is single, on a long (c. 6cm) almost smooth stalk.