Scotch Thistle Source - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by mjfarms
July 10, 1998
I am looking for plants or seed for Onopordum. I believe its comon name is Cotton thistle or Scotch thistle. I would prefer O. nervosum.


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Answer from NGA
July 10, 1998
The commonly named Scotch thistle or Cotton Thistle (Onopordum acanthium) is pictured here at the web site for Franklin Hill Garden Seeds, http://www.nb.net/~franklin/in... and is available from them.

I found one source for Onopordum nervosum seed: J.L. Hudson, Seedsman, Star Rte 2, Box 337, La Honda, CA 94020 (no phone # listed). There are sources outside the USA--one is Bernwode Nusery in the UK which unfortunately sells plants rather than seed. (http://www.bernwodeplants.co.u...)

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