Israel , Jordan Valley , Kibbutz Ashdot Yaacov , A Domesticated Wild Planted Fie ...
Stockphoto ID: 2309830
File name: AG_Thistle_090340_pd.jpg
Format: digital, 5000+ pixels longest side
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Source: photographer Based in: Israel
Description: Israel , Jordan Valley , Kibbutz Ashdot Yaacov , A domesticated wild planted field of gundelia AKA Tumble Thistle ( Gundelia tournefortii ) Used in the Arab cuisine as a herb and vegetable . Pollen from this plant was found on the the Shroud of Turin . Some scholars now believe that this plant was the source of the Thorn crown