I found it while walking in a (wild?) park in Germany. The leaves created a bowl shape container around the trunk where the water is collected! It has about 70 cm height
What a headache and good old pnuts was ahead of me! This is my guess for now...
Pretty sure this is some kind of Thistle.
More precisely this looks to me like a Cirsium Canum (you'll see there its rather located in east France, so could be in Germany too).
To get convinced, here is a picture of this I found here:
Or it could be Cirsium monspessulanum...
Here is a picture I found with that name, also similar to yours, but its also very close to Cirsium Canum: