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Smooth Sow-thistle
Milk Thistle

Eu-dicots (True dicotyledons)
Family: Asteraceae

Although some sources give the common name "Milk Thistle" for this it is probably more commonly used for this species.
20 August 2004
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
British Isles status: native

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Photographer: J R Crellin

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20/08/2004 10:06:39
1/100 sec - F/7.1
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 200
Exp. compensation: -0.7 EV
Light value: 11.3

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