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Silybum marianum

Silybum_marianum (Wikipedia)

Milk thistle
Milk thistle flowerhead.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Asterids
Order:Asterales
Family:Asteraceae
Genus:Silybum
Species:
S. marianum
Binomial name
Silybum marianum
(L.) Gaertn.
Synonyms

Carduus marianus L.

Silybum marianum has other common names including cardus marianus, milk thistle, blessed milkthistle, Marian thistle, Mary thistle, Saint Mary's thistle, Mediterranean milk thistle, variegated thistle and Scotch thistle (though not to be confused with Onopordum acanthium). This species is an annual or biennial plant of the family Asteraceae. This fairly typical thistle has red to purple flowers and shiny pale green leaves with white veins. Originally a native of Southern Europe through to Asia, it is now found throughout the world.

Milk Thistle (Wiktionary)

English

Noun

milk thistle (plural milk thistles)

  1. Any of the thistles in the genus Silybum, especially Silybum marianum.
  2. Lactuca serriola, prickly lettuce
  3. Various plants of genus Sonchus (sow thistles) with milky sap:
    1. Sonchus asper rough milk thistle
    2. Sonchus arvensis field milk thistle
    3. Sonchus oleraceus (common sow thistle)
    4. Sonchus wilmsii

Synonyms

  • (Silybum marianum): blessed milkthistle, holy thistle, variegated thistle

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