Silybum marianum


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Silybum marianum tall Old World biennial thistle with large clasping white-blotched leaves and purple flower heads; naturalized in California and South America
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In literature:

Silybum Marianum, a handsome thistle with large leaves mottled with white, extends from Britain to Rawalpindi.
"The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir" by Sir James McCrone Douie