blessed thistle

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Synonyms for blessed thistle

tall Old World biennial thistle with large clasping white-blotched leaves and purple flower heads

annual of Mediterranean to Portugal having hairy stems and minutely spiny-toothed leaves and large heads of yellow flowers

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practitioners prescribed blessed thistle as a cure for smallpox.
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