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Cotton Thistle - Onopordum acanthium Introduced and growing anywhere. Australia,Cotton Thistle,Geotagged,Onopordum acanthium,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Cotton Thistle - Onopordum acanthium

Introduced and growing anywhere.

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''Onopordum acanthium'' , is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to Europe and Western Asia from the Iberian Peninsula east to Kazakhstan, and north to central Scandinavia, and widely naturalised elsewhere. It is a vigorous biennial plant with coarse, spiny leaves and conspicuous spiny-winged stems.

Similar species: Asterales
Species identified by Ernst
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By Ernst

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Uploaded Apr 5, 2020. Captured Oct 24, 2015 11:48 in 175 Marionvale Rd, Marionvale VIC 3634, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/13.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO1600
  • 200mm