Artichoke (Maplet)

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This is the entry for artichoke from Maplet's A Greene Forest.

Of the Artichoke

Artichoke the wilde, most commenly called the Thistle, is an herbe wrought and fashioned on everie side in maner of a sting, or Spearlike, and hath in the top of his stalke or stem, a certaine heade wherein his seede lyeth. It flourisheth and liketh best, in those places that be least frequented or nothing looked to.