The Great and Powerful Thistle or Wha Daur Meddle Wi’ Me

Julyl2013 001Yesterday, my son brought home some huge thistles he noticed in a field while making his rounds for work. They’re beautiful in color and terrifying in their sharp spines and thorns. Huge thistles have quite huge sharp thorns. We handled the stem very carefully to get it placed in water. I then felt compelled to look up the weedy flower to find what type of thistle it was. Continue reading