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natural history of spear thistle-heads

Redfern, Margaret

natural history of spear thistle-heads

by Redfern, Margaret

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Published by Field Studies Council in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from Field studies, Vol.2, No.5 (1968).

Statementby Margaret Redfern.
The Physical Object
Pagination49p. ;
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13866105M

Onopordum acanthium (cotton thistle, Scotch (or Scottish) thistle) is a flowering plant in the family is native to Europe and Western Asia from the Iberian Peninsula east to Kazakhstan, and north to central Scandinavia, and widely naturalised elsewhere, with especially large populations present in the United States and is a vigorous biennial plant with coarse, spiny Family: Asteraceae.   Although many gardeners find thistles a nuisance, consider a different approach to thistles when they grow in your lawn or garden areas. Whether you seek to dry thistle for medicinal benefits or crafting projects, thistle is a simple plant to preserve by air-drying. Thistles with fuzzy lavender blossoms are ideal for.

the book of herbs 78 by saying that the maiden, wandering alone in the fields, uprooted a rampion, and so discovered a stair-case leading to a palace in the depths of the earth. News of Friends of Grasslands. Supporting native grassy ecosystems. May - June Also on the northern section more work was done cutting and removing fleabane and spear thistle heads. The texts for the natural areas are a skilled blend of description and natural history where the science of caring for these places is also spelt out.

  A view of the western edge of Hartlebury Common, a Site of Special Scientific Interest just a mile south of Wilden Marsh Nature bury Common is conservation grazed with English longhorn cattle.   Country diary: Autumn has me all aflutter Below were hundreds of goldfinches on thistle heads surrounded by floating thistledown. It is a special place steeped in military history.


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