Photo: Cnicus benedictus 2.

Botanical name: 

Flowering plant in a lush year. London, UK. Planted. 1997-07-01.

Cnicus benedictus L.
Engl.: holy thistle, blessed thistle, St. Benedict's thistle.
Deu.: Benediktenkraut, Benediktendistel, Bitterdistel, Heildistel, Kardobenedikte, Magendistelkraut.
Suom.: karvasohdake.
Sven.: kardbenedikt.
Fran.: chardon bénit.
Ital.: cardo benedetto.
Pharm.: herba cardui benedicti.
Bot. syn.: Carbeni benedicta (L.) Arcang., Centaurea benedicta (L.) L., Cirsium pugnax Sommier & Levier

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Photo: Cnicus benedictus 2.

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