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Thistle seed stuck on a black eyed susan…waiting for the breeze to lift it up.

Black-eyed Susan- Rudbeckia hirta

Plant: Rough-hairy biennail or short-lived perennial 30-100 cm tall

Leaves: 5-17 cm long, ovate to narrowly oblong, with winged stalk; upper leave stalkless.

Flowerheads: Orange-yellow, 5-10 cm across, with 10-20 golden yellow strap-like florets around a dark purple to brown, 1,2-2 cm wide hemisphere or cone of tubular forets; 1 to few flowerheads.

Blooms: June to Sept.

Fruits: Seed-like achenes

Habitat: Open often disturbed sights

Distribution: Central North America; naturalized from Newfounland to B.C. to Mexico.

Pick: Freely

Ontario Wilflowers- 101 Wayside Flowers.- Linda Kershaw

Norwood Ontario Canada

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Comments

  • Clive
    Cliveabout 5 years ago

    Great capture, great title, well done Tracy xx

  • Thank you very much Clive! :]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconabout 5 years ago

    You always do such fabulous work…it shows your passion for these flowers!! Well done Tracy!!

  • Thank you so very much Blair! I do love flowers and have a real passion for finding new ways to try to capture them! ;]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful capture, very interesting write up. And the thistle seed is an added bonus!

  • Thank you very much Mike! :]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Steve Chapple
    Steve Chappleabout 5 years ago

    Nature at its best!

  • Thank’s so much Steve! :]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Jadon
    Jadonabout 5 years ago

    Lovely shot tracy..

  • Thank’s alot Jason! :]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconalmost 5 years ago


    Well done Tracy!!

  • YAY!!!! thank you!! ;]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Kerensa Davies
    Kerensa Daviesover 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature – Cat Deen

    This feature was awarded 01/02/2011

  • Wow!! another feature, thanks ever so much for the honours Cat!! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Aimelle
    Aimelleover 3 years ago

    I think I must have forgotten to leave you a note last week… so even if late,
    your wonderful work has been featured in Daisy and company

    have a great w-e !
    Aimelle

  • Thats all right , I saw the feature. Thank you ever so much!! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

  • leunig
    leunigover 3 years ago


    welldone

  • Awesome!! Thank you ever so much!! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

  • Leslie van de Ligt
    Leslie van de ...over 2 years ago

    This is a great capture of these blooms and the thistle seed is a bonus. :>)) Leslie

  • Thanks so much my friend!! I appreciate the fave!!! :O]

    – Tracy Faught

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