April 11, 2010

thistles at Roy's Redwoods


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photo by Donald Kinney

The other day I was enjoying my outing at Roy's Redwoods so much that I decided to hike around it's full perimeter, and at it's farthest corner to the south-east I found this fine stand of thistles.



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photo by Donald Kinney

These are left over from last year's crop -- now just brown skeletons of their former prickly glory.



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photo by Donald Kinney

Wikipedia article on Thistles

Older photo of Thistles.


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4 comments:

Mulleh said...

This is beautiful (:
Love it!

AphotoAday said...

Well, thanks, Mulleh... I like 'em too...

photowannabe said...

Really nice Don. I especially like the second one.

Pelagius said...

Thank you for the beautiful photographs. The plants you are calling thistles are actually teasels.

 
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