Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art


See also: Thistle in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

A hardy flower with prickly leaves.

Default alignment: palewise, in profile; slipped and leaved by default.

Proper coloration: green leaves and ball, with a purple (or sometimes red) bloom.

Thistle (7) §

Artist: Elionora inghean Ui Cheallaigh. Adapted from images of a revaluation mark added 1578 on a Scottish Coin minted 1570.