Thistle

An exotic flower growing in City Park, New Orleans, LA.City Park, New Orleans, LA

Help me identify this flower? Thanks to viewsfromasmallisland for resolving this!

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4 responses

  1. Isn’t it a thistle?

    March 22, 2013 at 8:16 am

    • You are correct! I have updated the title.

      March 22, 2013 at 8:26 am

  2. You’re welcome. I guess it must be a lot rarer where you are. Here it is everywhere. Agreed it is very attractive for such a prickly plant. It is also the national symbol for Scotland of course (they have an awful lot of it).

    March 22, 2013 at 10:54 am

    • Ironically, I found thousands of them in a park near my home in New Orleans. I just don’t know anything about botany!

      March 22, 2013 at 11:07 am

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