Definition of Creeping thistle

1. Noun. European thistle naturalized in United States and Canada where it is a pernicious weed.

Exact synonyms: Canada Thistle, Cirsium Arvense
Generic synonyms: Plume Thistle, Plumed Thistle

Definition of Creeping thistle

1. Noun. Corn thistle''. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Creeping Thistle

creeping bugle
creeping crowfoot
creeping elegance
creeping eruption
creeping fern
creeping juniper
creeping lily
creeping myiasis
creeping oxalis
creeping palsy
creeping snowberry
creeping spike rush
creeping thistle (current term)
creeping thistles
creeping thrombosis
creeping thyme
creeping ulcer
creeping willow
creeping wintergreen
creeping wood sorrel
creeping zinnia

Literary usage of Creeping thistle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1886)
"It is a significant fact that the most persistent and troublesome of all these highly developed kinds, the creeping thistle, now universally diffused by man ..."

2. Bulletin by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (Fargo) (1899)
"creeping thistle. Pernicious Thistle. Corn Thistle. Hard Thistle. Cursed Thistle. This weed seems to thrive well in this state. ..."

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