Silybum marianum(redirected from Marian thistle)
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Related to Marian thistle: milk thistle, Silybum marianum
Toxicity Milk thistle should not be used in those with liver disease
n See thistle, milk.
plant member of the family Asteraceae; has a very high feed value but a high nitrate content. May cause nitrate-nitrite poisoning in ruminants. Called also Carduus marianus, variegated thistle, milk thistle, bull thistle, St. Mary's thistle.