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Silybum....no not you,!!!! thats what it is called...honestly


Silybum....no not you,!!!! thats what it is called...honestly (Silybum marianum (Blessed milk thistle))

Have grown this thistle for over ten years, this is how it starts, very low then POW!! usually seeds itself in totally the wrong place.....



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Love the name DD ....never come across this plant before

30 Aug, 2009

 

great plant,looks like a snowflake made out of crocodile,or is it just me (probably).

30 Aug, 2009

 

i had this one at my nursery last year. loved the name it always makes my customers laugh...

1 Sep, 2009

 

ts such a pretty plant. another name is "Milk Thistle"......unfortunately in Australia it is a pernicious weed and when it is eaten by cattle...it attacks their liver and kills them...

26 Nov, 2009

 

we get ragwart every where here and it too is bad for the livestock....

28 Nov, 2009



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