- A different explanation for thorns on plants.
Main Question or Discussion Point
I know the party line. That the thorns prevent animals from eating the plant. The problem is I do not believe it. Deer are known for eating roses and goats can eat thistle like you would not believe. I think the thorns serve an electrical function and carry the tiny currents that flow from the sky into the plant. Here is a link to a book on Atmospherick electricity.