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Milk Thistle - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
loarie's ID: Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)
Posted by loarie over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Milk Thistle - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
charlie's ID: Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)
Posted by charlie over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Milk Thistle - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
doreensca's ID: Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)
Posted by doreensca over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Milk Thistle - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
cedric_lee's ID: Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)
Posted by cedric_lee over 1 year ago (Flag)
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I hope the discoverer killed the pernicious weed

Posted by doreensca over 1 year ago (Flag)
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They are edible also.

Posted by cedric_lee over 1 year ago (Flag)
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stomach acid makes a wonderful organic herbicide (when it stays in your stomach, not suggesting one regurgitates on invasives). Best not to eat the spiny parts though. I haven't eaten these but have indulged in artichoke thistles which taste just like the kind you buy at the store.

Posted by charlie over 1 year ago (Flag)
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loarie's ID: Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)
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Community ID: Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)
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