Sunday, August 14, 2011

Sunday Stills: Macro

 

This weeks Sunday Stills Challenge was Macro. 

This is a Armenian Basket Flower or Centaurea macrocephala.

  From start to finish.

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See it looks like a basket.

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Then the basket blooms. 

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This plant is a hardy perennial in Minnesota.  It thrives in my wild gardens:)

12 comments:

  1. A new flower for me, very nice, great macro shots.

    Nice to see you back on Sunday Stills. :)

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  2. Nice series! Mine haven't done anything this year.....I'm going to have to go looking for them;)

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  3. Interesting flower; looks like a cross between a dandelion and a thistle.

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  4. The last shot has such movement in it. Love these. : )

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  5. What a beautiful and unusual flower! The attention that God paid to details is amazing. Great photos!

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  6. Great shots! I used to grow those, butterfly's love them.

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  7. Interesting flower and great shots.

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  8. A long time ago, I had one of these to pop up in my garden and had no idea what it was! Your photos are great and really show off the "basket." Mildred

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