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— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #D8BFD8
RGBB (r, g, b) (216, 191, 216)
HSV (h, s, v) (300°, 12%, 85%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Thistle is a pale purple-ish color resembling the thistle plant. It closely resembles the color Wisteria.

The first recorded use of Thistle as a color name in English was in 1892. [1]

Milk thistle flowerhead

Thistle in human culture



  1. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 196; Color Sample of Thistle: Page 107 Plate 42 Color Sample J7

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