Thistles are known for being Scotland’s national plant and it is because thistles are found in all different places like the woods, the highlands, lots of hills, grasslands and much more they are also known for there pink prickly spikes on the top and the stem being green. They can also sometimes be spiked on the stem. They are very common if you are in the area of them. They plant seeds by the wind blowing hundreds of seeds witch can plant so much more.
And also since they are spikey they stop animals from eating them.