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The Scots thristle

A thristle is a bonny purpie flouer. It is the naitonal flouer an emblem o Scotland, whaur it growes on the muirs, amang the heather. Houiver, it is raither pikit, an difficult tae crap.

The inside o an thristle heid is aften cried breid an cheese.

Sindry thristles growes in Scotland:

The Scots thristle, for ordinar Onopordum Acanthium, is the naitional flouer o Scotland.