In spring, even the thistles are beautiful - Milk Thistle
All the flowers that surround us deserve a good photo. This is a wild thistle and of the few that remain with these beautiful colors. The meadow where I found it, was full of them but almost dry, I had a bit of luck with this one.
This is known as "Milk Thistle" in it highlight the beauty of its flower and its impressive defensive spines.