Carduus marianus, milk thistle, Asteraceae family, purple flowers, green leaves with white veins, an annual or biannual plant. A little Monarch butterfly is looking around the corner.
Greenway, Georgia, United States
Winner – Wildflowers of North America Group All Prickles Challenge 09/23/2013
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Beautiful!!! Could you give us a little more information on the Milk Thistle like adescription of the flower and where you found it?! Here’s a link to help you: Milk Thistle
Hi lorilee, it’s sometimes not so easy to specify the facts. But I love the little butterfly spying behind the flower. Thank you for taking the time to leave this note. It’s always welcome.
Congratulations!! Your BEAUTIFUL image is being FEATURED inthe group, “Wildflowers of North America!!”
I wish you a Happy new year 2013, lorilee, and Thank you so much for being featured.
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Thank you lorilee, see you there.
Thanks Larry, greatly appreciated!
What a stunning looking flower and your image of it is superb.
Thanks Debra, your comment inspires me to go on photographing.
Delightful flower with great detail and clarity Evelyn………………………………………………..Leslie
The milk thistle is a simple wildflower, but always beautiful to pictures of it. Thank you so much, Leslie-Ann.
Thank you for taking the time to drop by and leave a message, Ray.
Thank you kalryder, I am glad you like the Carduus!
Beautiful capture! Congratulations on being Featured!!
Thank you, paintingsheep.!!!
Don’t forget to enter our All Prickles Challenge
lorilee, thank you so much for considering my Carduus marianus, have a wonderful weekend!
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