A close-up of bright yellow Stout Goldenrod (Solidago squarrosa) blossoms.

Captured along a roadside near Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

Focal length:150 mm
Exposure:1/250 at f/7.1
ISO: 100
No post-processing

Stout goldenrod:
- Flowers: Yellow; 10-16 flower rays; 15-30 disk florets; flower head is narrow and elongate; not secund; August – October.
- Leaves: Basal leaves are strongly toothed; egg-shaped to elliptical; lower and basal leaves are 10-25 cm long and stalked; upper leaves are much smaller and unstalked; are horizontal “wings” where the leaves join the stem.
- Stem: Erect, usually solitary; reddish.
- Height: up to 1.5 m tall.
- Habitat: Dry woods, fields, and rocky area
— Source: Andy’s Northern Ontario Wildflowers – Andy Fyon


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I am an amateur photographer living in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

I enjoy photographing the wonders of the world around me; whether that means capturing images of animals and wildlife, scenic natural landscapes, or man-made wonders.

I travel all over Canada in pursuit of this passion and my dream is to one day be able to do this full-time.

Thank you for your interest in my work,
Alyce Taylor

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  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 5 years ago

    Pretty in their own right aren’t they Alyce, great capture

  • Thank you Vickie!

    – Alyce Taylor

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 3 years ago

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconabout 3 years ago

    Gorgeous capture Alyce!!

  • Thanx Blair :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 3 years ago

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