genusspecies: The Musk thistle or Nodding thistle (Carduus nutans) is a member of the sunflower family Asteraceae. It is a biennial herb with showy red-purple flowersand sharply spiny stems and leaves. (via Flora von Deutschland Österreich und der Schweiz
starthandingoutstars: i miss poring over seed catalogs with my mom and watching her sketch garden designs onto graph paper. rulers, pens, and detailed plots. she always considers aesthetics and practicality.