Thistle, common throughout the highlands, islands and lowlands of Scotland, the prickly purple thistle has been Scotland's NATIONAL EMBLEM for centuries. This proud and regal plant, which grows to a height of five feet, has no natural enemies because of the vicious spines that cover and protect it like a porcupine.

Thistle, common throughout the highlands, islands and lowlands of Scotland, ---Onopordum acanthium (Cotton thistle, Scotch thistle) is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae---WIKI

Scottish Thistle at Loch Tarff - South Loch Ness - Inverness Scotland ** i cant wait to get back**

Scottish Thistle at Loch Tarff - South Loch Ness - Inverness Scotland , Fraser Country !

Scottish Thistle 1950s Vintage Highball Glasses 2 Purple & Gold Fòghnan Bar Tumblers Gregory Duncan Cluaran Scotland National Flower Barware by LightlySaucedRetro on Etsy

Scottish Thistle Vintage Highball Glasses 2 Purple & Gold Fòghnan Bar Tumblers Gregory Duncan Cluaran Scotland National Flower Barware by LightlySaucedRetro on Etsy

Handmade Scottish Thistle Snap Hair Clips Scotland National Flower  | celtique_creations - Accessories on ArtFire

Handmade Scottish Thistle Snap Hair Clips Scotland National Flower

Handmade Scottish Thistle Snap Hair Clips Scotland National Flower - Accessories on ArtFire

Scottish Thistle. my ex was from there and called me his wee thistle, small and prickly LOL Bout right!

my ex was from there and called me his wee thistle, small and prickly LOL Bout right!

Vintage Silver Scottish Thistle Pin Vintage Silver Scottish Thistle Pin - National Flower Of Scotland!  (1” x 1/2”) Jewelry Brooches

Vintage Silver Scottish Thistle Pin Vintage Silver Scottish Thistle Pin - National Flower Of Scotland! (1” x 1/2”) Jewelry Brooches

Thistle Barware 1950s Gold Leaf Purple Cluaran Highballs Four 4 Rare Vintage Fòghnan Bar Glasses Scotland National Flower Gregory Duncan $149.99

Thistle Barware 1950s Gold Leaf Purple Cluaran Highballs Four 4 Rare Vintage Fòghnan Bar Glasses Scotland National Flower Gregory Duncan $149.99

Thistles and sea thistles are my favourite flower. There lovely purple colour and strong architectural shape add depth and structure to boarders.

The Thistle of Scotland, alongside tartan the thistle is perhaps the most identifiable symbol of all things Scottish. The prickly-leaved, pink or purple-flowered thistle is the emblem of the Scottish nation.

Thistle / Scotland's national flower.

How to Get Rennet From Vegetable Sources The heads of the thistle plant contain a naturally occurring enzyme similar to the chymosin found in animal rennet. Cheeses made from thistle rennet tend to be softer than cheeses made from animal rennet.

Scotland National Flower - Thistle - Pictures

When dealing with the after-effects of radiation therapy my father's nurse recommended a daily dose of FlorEssence. It is good for so many ailments as it boosts immune function and cleanses the liver and blood.

The Legend of the thistle  Scottish motto: “Nemo me impune lacessit”, meaning “No-one harms me without punishment”,

The Legend of the thistle Scottish motto: “Nemo me impune lacessit”, meaning “No-one harms me without punishment”,.were these the kind of thistles u were pulling ?

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