Prompt:Choose a plant/flower. Write about the symbolism you see behind the plant . . . then find out the real symbolism and post that as well.
Source: None. "Thistle" on Wikipedia.
Response:To me the thistle is alone, solitary, untouchable yet unremarkable.
In Celtic heraldry the thistle stands for nobility of character and birth.
Note: I don't know why I chose this one . . . it's pretty boring, isn't it?