Kōrero: Weeds of agriculture

Scotch thistle (1 o 3)

Scotch thistle

Like gorse, Scotch thistle (Cirstium vulgare) grows almost anywhere. It is common in pastures, orchards, crops, gardens, lawns and waste areas. It spreads by windborne seed, and establishes itself especially where drought has made the land bare.

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Reference: Di2680Rbt.tif
Photograph by G. R. Roberts

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Ian Popay, 'Weeds of agriculture - Weeds in pasture, crops and forestry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16477/scotch-thistle (accessed 14 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Ian Popay, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008