All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Tall Thistle</strong>close-up
<em>Cirsium altissimum</em> /Aster Family<br>
I liked the close-up view of this plant! Note the pollen on some of these flowers. A small black beetle can be seen on the upper flowers. Beetles are "intellectually ...
Tall Thistleclose-up
Cirsium altissimum /Aster Family

I liked the close-up view of this plant! Note the pollen on some of these flowers. A small black beetle can be seen on the upper flowers. Beetles are "intellectually challenged", so they are attracted to easy-to-eat-at flowers!

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