In the Canada thistle patch

Purple blooms that turn into fluff heads.

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Thickly standing tall their prickly presence daring you to come close.

Blowing in the wind

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The Canada thistle is beautiful and it has a specific purpose in creating healthy soil by being one of the first plants to grow and creating nutrients for others to follow. Here is an article “Bye bye Canada Thistle” that tells the story.

Sprout Question: What have you creatively reclaimed, recognizing its inherent beauty and purpose?

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From Mayne Island, British Columbia, Canada