October 30, 2014

Nicasio Reservoir -- and yet another visit


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photo by Donald Kinney

Oh, the stoic Milk Thistle (silibum marianum)--now just mere skeletons of their former glory. Earlier in the year they had hairy flowers at the top of their seed pods and were most beautiful shade of purple. Some folks claim Milk Thistles are able to lower cholesterol and help with liver problems.



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But, oh yes, Nicasio… Just a tiny amount of blue--and lots of morning fog.



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Occasionally the rising sun and the clearing fog can put on quite a show.


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1 comment:

m e l i g r o s a said...

i love those thistles, they are always so happy! m.

 
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