creeping thistle

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Related to creeping thistle: spear thistle, Cursed Thistle
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Synonyms for creeping thistle

European thistle naturalized in United States and Canada where it is a pernicious weed

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Council officers have drafted new policies in a bid to stop the spread of weeds such as invasive Japanese knotweed, giant hogweed, spear thistle, creeping thistle, field thistle, curled dock, broad-leaved dock and ragwort, which poisons grazing animals.
Deep-rooted weeds such as creeping thistle and bindweed will need more attention than docks and dandelions that can be dug out easily.
Perhaps a better idea would be to collect seed from creeping thistles sometime around September.