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Sunday, August 16, 2009

Artichoke Flower


When artichokes are not harvested in time, they bloom into this bright purple thistle flower.

10 comments:

  1. a first for me and so lovely sandy

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  2. So unusual! At least where we live. Very nice macro here.

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  3. Very beautiful image, I like this!

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  4. Wow, that is a wonderful flower. I love artichokes but don't think I have ever seen one bloom before. Thank you very much for sharing and have a great week.

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  5. That is so pretty, I have never seen an artichoke flower before. Lovely color.

    Through Squirrel Eyes

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  6. beautiful shot, nice flower!

    http://racelyn.com/2009/08/todays-flowers-53-pinkies.html

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  7. Yes they are lovely. But I prefer to eat them!

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  8. Different and wonderful this flower!
    Thanks for posting for TODAY'S FLOWERS!

    Luiz

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